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The TEDC also approved nine grants in the 2021-22 fiscal year.
Educators in Tomball and Magnolia are expanding opportunities to prepare students for local workforce needs with new career and technical education pathways and postsecondary programs launching this fall as well as the Lone Star College-Magnolia Center in the works.
From 2021-22, the average market value of properties increased 21% and 29.8%, respectively, in Harris and Montgomery counties, according to data from the counties. In comparison, the average market value for properties has risen no more than 15.4% year over year within Harris County and no more than 11.2% in Montgomery County in the years prior since 2010.
Patrick Jankowski from the Greater Houston Partnership provided an update on the economic status of the Houston metro and provided insight into recent claims of impending recession.
With Harris County commissioners poised to adopt the first tax rate increase the county has seen since 1996, court Democrats and Republicans remained at odds following the first public hearing on the proposed increase Sept. 20. In the wake of Tropical Depression Imelda, disaster recovery was also at the top of mind for people on both sides of the debate.
Editor's note: This post has been updated to clarify the 8.25% sales tax charge refers to the state and local charges.
As hurricane season approaches in Texas, state Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced a statewide sales tax holiday this weekend, April 27-29, on emergency preparedness supplies.
Following two years of recovery in 2017 and 2018, job growth in Houston is expected to level off and remain stable for 2019, said Patrick Jankowski, senior vice president of research at the Greater Houston Partnership. Houston will see an increase of 71,000 jobs this year compared to 73,000 last year, Jankowski said.
More than 20 Texas lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have signed an open letter urging President Donald Trump to avoid using the $15 billion in federal funding appropriated for Hurricane Harvey relief as a means to pay for a border wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and end the ongoing government shutdown .
As the longest partial government shutdown in U.S. history continues, local agencies and residents have begun …
Montgomery County is anticipated to see professional job growth and increased home sales in 2019, according to Scott Davis, senior vice president for Meyers Research , LLC. On Dec. 6, the Montgomery County Builders and Developers Division— a branch of the Greater Houston Builders Association—hosted a luncheon to provide an economic outlook for 2019.
The Greater Houston area is projected to create 71,000 jobs in 2019, according to the Greater Houston Partnership's annual Houston Employment Forecast released Dec. 5.
The Tomball and Magnolia communities are home to more than 30 properties built since 2016 or planned in 2019 for office, warehouse and industrial use, according to an analysis of available listings from LoopNet.
Three candidates are running for Harris County judge this November. Community Impact Newspaper asked …
MAP: Tomball, Magnolia nonprofits broaden scope to meet growing needs as some residents face challenges affording basics
Correction: Spelling has been corrected throughout for the name of TOMAGWA's executive director, Lee Ann Kroon. The proper name of the organization is TOMAGWA HealthCare Ministries.
ELECTION Q&A: Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner candidates discuss flooding, traffic and other issues
Two candidates are running for Harris County Precinct 4 commissioner this November, which covers portions of …
Despite an overall budget increase of 4.8 percent and the addition of 34 new county employees, Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved a 2019 fiscal year budget that keeps the existing property tax rate of 46.67 cents per $100 home valuation.
Harris County releases final list of $2.5 billion flood control projects for Aug. 25 bond package, early voting begins Wednesday
Harris County will ask voters to approve a $2.5 billion bond referendum Aug. 25 to fund projects for the Harris County Flood Control District through 2035.
Every year, the Texas Legislature sets the dates for an annual sales tax holiday on school supplies and clothing. This year’s sales tax holiday is Aug. 10-12.
Almost a year after Harvey dropped a trillion gallons of water across the Greater Houston area last August, Harris County is petitioning voters for a $2.5 billion bond referendum, which would fund flood control projects across the region and raise property tax rates if approved by voters Aug. 25.
The University of Houston Law Center received a $205,000 grant from the Greater Houston Community Foundation on July 12 that will allow the law center to launch its Hurricane Consumer Assistance Program.
Harris County has acquired about $4.5 billion in federal funds for flood prevention projects across the area, bringing the county closer to solving its numerous flooding issues, officials said Monday.
Magnolia City Council approved amending the city’s zoning districts and land-use regulation to allow for mixed-use commercial and residential projects during its May 8 meeting. Tana Ross, the city’s economic development coordinator and planning technician, said the move could drastically change the types of developments available within city limits.