Sugar Land City Council recently approved approximately $1 million for the expansion of Mayfield Park.
The park is located behind the former Imperial Sugar refinery site near U.S. 90A and Brooks Street.
The 12-term state representative, an Austin Democrat, entered not guilty pleas to tampering with a governmental record and abuse of official capacity by a public servant.
AUSTIN – In the upcoming special legislative session, Sen. Paul Bettencourt and Rep. Dennis Bonnen will author legislation to reform property taxes in Texas. This is one of 20 items that Governor Abbott previously announced will be added to the special session agenda. Governor Abbott issued the following statement expressing his appreciation for the hard work of Sen. Bettencourt and Rep. Bonnen, and the strong support of Rep. Richard Raymond, on this legislation.
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Thank you again for your participation and continued commitment to advocacy on behalf of the National Association of REALTORS.
By Mike Snyder
A Houston-area elected official recently advanced an argument straight out of the anti-suburban sprawl playbook: The main goal of a big road project, he wrote in an opinion article, was to promote new development that ultimately would increase traffic congestion.
Here’s a look at the state-vs.-local fight over ride-hailing regulations, what the new state law means for drivers and customers, and how some Texans feel about the changes.
Rep. Dan Huberty, chair of the House Public Education Committee, said he plans to file a bill during the special session to reform school finance — and to continue to reject “private school choice.”
If there’s anything that typifies the boom times before the Great Recession, it is the McMansion. These sprawling houses proliferated around the country in the 2000s, as banks shelled out easy credit to fuel a housing bacchanalia they thought would never die.
By John S. Marshall
Developers of a planned community called Wedgewood Forest are close to opening their first model homes for a project being built in the pine forests near Vernon’s Kuntry Katfish restaurant on Texas 105 West. But it’s not clear what the developers have planned for a massive plantation-style home that’s become a bit of a local landmark as it stands empty on a hillside on Indian Hills Drive overlooking the highway.
By Catherine Dominguez
Montgomery Central Appraisal District officials will have the opportunity to explain why their budget is proposed to increase 17 percent for fiscal year 2017-18 as county commissioners work to reduce their budget for the upcoming year.