Published 12:34 pm CDT, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Photo: Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle / Houston Chronicle Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Early voting starts Aug. 8 on the proposed $2.5 billion Harris County flood bond. Early voting starts Aug. 8 on the proposed $2.5 billion Harris County flood bond. Photo: Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle / Houston Chronicle Harris County announces early voting plan for $2.5 billion flood bond 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Harris County will have 25 balloting locations during the first week of early voting for the $2.5 billion flood control bond election, and almost twice that for the second week, the Harris County Clerk's office said Tuesday. Roughly 700 voting locations will be open on the Aug. 25 election day, a date chosen to coincide with the one-year anniversary of … [Read more...] about Harris County announces early voting plan for $2.5 billion flood bond
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By Mihir Zaveri Published 11:58 am, Monday, April 23, 2018 Photo: Kaila Contreras Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Cindy Burns, Harris County Appraisal District's residential property division supervisor, informs residents homes that have flooded due to Hurricane Harvey will receive their appraisal letter at a later date. Cindy Burns, Harris County Appraisal District's residential property division supervisor, informs residents homes that have flooded due to Hurricane Harvey will receive their appraisal letter at a later date. Photo: Kaila Contreras Deadline approaching to challenge property tax appraisals 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Harris County residents who believe their property has been inappropriately valued will have until May 15 to challenge the appraisal. Property tax protests are critical for many … [Read more...] about Deadline approaching to challenge property tax appraisals
SECTIONS Search E-edition Customer Service Advertise Newsletters News News Local Crime Databases Education Election Politics Nation/World Special Reports Carolina College Bound Corrections Columnists Retro Charlotte Your Schools All Blogs & Columns Sports Sports Carolina Panthers Charlotte Hornets That's Racin' High Schools College Sports Charlotte Knights/MLB Other Sports Blogs & Columnists Inside the Panthers Inside the NBA Prep Insiders Scott Fowler Tom Sorensen All Blogs & Columns Politics Politics Elections The North Carolina Influencer Series RNC 2020 Business Business Banking Stocks Center Top Workplaces National Business What's in Store Development All Blogs & Columns Living Living Religion Food & Drink Health & Family Home & Garden CLT … [Read more...] about Mark Harris doesn’t expect a new election in the disputed 9th District race
In 2006, only his second year in office, Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas increased the number of death penalty cases filed by 44 percent over the previous year.The move may have been popular with many Maricopa constituents, but the result has been a court system that is slower, more expensive and less responsive than it should be, according to critics.“There are more pending trial-level death penalty cases in Maricopa County than in any other county in America,” says Larry Hammond, who chairs the Arizona State Bar’s Indigent Defendants Task Force and is a former president of the American Judicature Society. “As of two years ago, we had more than Los Angeles County, Harris County [Houston] and Clark County [Las Vegas] all combined.”Defense attorneys say the cases drag out and too often plea offers from the prosecutor’s office come very late in the process, if at all. And they question whether line prosecutors have any authority to … [Read more...] about Pending Death Penalty Cases Weigh Against Maricopa County
CROWN POINT — Residents of Hammond and Lowell will see a bump in their 2018 tax statements, which are being mailed out this week.Lake County Treasurer Peggy Katona said more than 200,000 bills, coming due next month, are one their way.About 40 percent are sent to financial institutions handling the escrow accounts that pay taxes for homeowners on mortgages. The rest will be arriving in local mailboxes.Mike Wieser, director of finance for the county assessor's office, said the average taxpayers won't seen large changes in their bills from last year — with two exceptions.He said Hammond residents will see a nominal increase as a result of last year's referendum, where voters agreed to raise property taxes to pay an additional 44 cents per $100 of assessed valuation to augment the School City of Hammond's student instructional budget.Voters also agreed to pay nearly 36 cents per $100 of assessed valuation to build a new high school to replace Hammond High and renovate … [Read more...] about There will be a little something extra in Hammond and Lowell tax bills this spring.