Recently approved policy says Harris County employees must continue to wear masks unless they qualify for certain exemptions that include obtaining a “visible identifier” showing they are fully vaccinated.
Instead of complying with instructions to rescind the appointment of an elections administrator, the Harris County attorney will draft a response to the attorney general on a challenge to the legality of the process.
A motion to revoke bond for a Harris County murder suspect has been pending for two weeks, and while the state has lost track of his whereabouts, the district attorney’s office is requesting his GPS records in connection with another shooting.
A new proclamation from the governor reinstates poll watchers for mail-in ballot delivery activities and thwarts Harris County plans to accept in-person drop off of marked mail ballots at multiple locations.
Harris County's election budget will increase nearly seven fold to provide vote-by-mail applications to all voters, drive-thru voting, new outreach, and extra COVID-19 safety precautions for this year.