Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of emergency Thursday morning due to flooding in more than a dozen Houston-area counties.
As the town rebuilds, it’s looking past tourism to other industries, even oyster farming, that will sustain and grow the coastal economy.
Business owners in Port Aransas have worked to rebound after Harvey’s destruction and are looking forward to an influx of spring break tourists.
Gov. Greg Abbott and 22 members of Congress from Texas sent a letter to President Trump stating their opposition to using Harvey aid for a border wall.
Keri Stephens and her team interviewed people who asked for help through social media during Hurricane Harvey.
When the Trevinos finally could return to their home back in Conroe, they saw the extent of the destruction inside. Nothing was salvageable.
Texans living in the massive disaster area were thrust into a historic housing recovery effort rife with bureaucratic roadblocks and agonizing financial decisions.
River Authority officials say the rate increase is all about responding to the need for better flood preparedness that emerged after Hurricane Harvey slammed the Texas Gulf Coast nearly a year ago.
The increase would raise the average homeowner’s annual River Authority tax bill from $31.30 to $35.68.
Trump wasted no time addressing the devastating impact of natural disasters on communities around the country, including in Houston.