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The County Connection: Stay Home, Work Safe

2020-04-03T11:08:46-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Community|

The County ConnectionLina Hidalgo | Harris County Judge These past few weeks, our lives have been uprooted as our community has taken crucial and extensive measures to protect ourselves from the COVID-19 epidemic. We have declared a public health emergency in Harris County. Large gatherings have been canceled, schools have closed their doors, and we [...]

District A: Take the US Census

2020-04-02T11:30:13-05:00April 1st, 2020|Community|

Take the US Census Council Member Amy Peck "The 2020 Census will provide a snapshot of our nation—who we are, where we live, and so much more. "The results of this once-a-decade count determine the number of seats each state has in the House of Representatives. They are also used to draw congressional and state [...]

District A: “Stay Home, Work Safe” Order Extended to April 30

2020-03-31T18:58:07-05:00March 31st, 2020|Community|

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo just issued an extension to the Stay at Home, Work Safe Order advising people to stay home except for essential activities. This order that went into effect on March 24, 2020, has been extended until 11:59 PM on April 30, 2020. You can view the language of the order here: https://www.readyharris.org/Stay-Home If you need [...]

Shaping Our Future: YES! to Census 2020

2020-03-31T10:58:43-05:00March 31st, 2020|Community|

SHAPING OUR FUTURE: YES! TO CENSUS 2020 Since 1790, as mandated by the Constitution, Americans have come together every 10 years to be counted. This record of every person residing in the United States is important as it provides the basis for the reapportionment of congressional seats, redistricting, and distribution of over $675 billion in [...]

Gallery Furniture Helping Houston Seniors and Disabled Citizens

2020-03-30T10:31:36-05:00March 30th, 2020|Business, Community|

Attention Houston Seniors and Disabled Citizens: fill out a form in order to request and receive a care package of toiletries and other non-perishable foods delivered to your front door from Gallery Furniture. Click here to submit your request today. Mayor Sylvester Turner and Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale are asking people to drop off non-perishable items like [...]

You Ride… You Get Rewarded

2020-03-25T17:27:54-05:00March 25th, 2020|Community|

Support our Local Restaurants and Retailers in the METRO Rider Rewards Program Many of our retailers have started curbside pickup to make it easier for you to shop. Simply CLICK HERE for a list of participating Rider Rewards partners. Always call ahead to confirm that the business is open. This list is subject to change.