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HAR Recommends Voting FOR HISD Proposition 1

Due to a robust and thriving real estate market, Houston is considered “property-wealthy.” By law, “property wealthy school districts” can be required to purchase “attendance credits” from the State of Texas. In 2016, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) determined that HISD owed a payment of $162 million in attendance credits to the state.  The referendum was placed on the November 2016 election... 

2016: Working Together for Houston

Mayor Sylvester Turner By Sylvester Turner,  Mayor, City of Houston It was almost a year ago that I took the oath of office to be your mayor. My promise was that tomorrow will be better than today. It’s the same promise my mother made to me when I was growing up in Acres Homes. If you think about it the promise of a better tomorrow is what has driven Houston from the start.  As I look back on this... 

Deadline to Register to Vote Coming Up October 11!

Please make sure you are ready to cast your ballot in the upcoming General Election on Tuesday, November 8, by registering to vote. The deadline to do so is Tuesday, October 11. Early voting begins Monday, October 24, and continues through Friday, November 4. You may click here to visit the Texas Secretary of State’s VoteTexas website for more information. Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg... 

The EDGE: Week of May 23, 2016

The EDGE: REALTOR® Safety Alerts, Runoff Election is Tuesday, May 24 and More   [easingslider id=”22227″] Click here to download edge052316 Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on Linkedinshare via RedditTumblr itTweet about itBuzz it upSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend  Read More →

The EDGE: Week of January 25, 2016

The EDGE: Connect to Inman Without the Snow, Have You Registered to Vote, Houston Market Movements and More Click here to download edge012516 Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on Linkedinshare via RedditTumblr itTweet about itBuzz it upSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend  Read More →

The EDGE: Week of December 14, 2015

The EDGE: Houston Mayor/City Council Runoff Election Results, Houston Market Movements and More Click here to download edge121415 Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on Linkedinshare via RedditTumblr itTweet about itBuzz it upSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend  Read More →

Houston Runoff Election Night Watch Parties Saturday, December 12

This Saturday is the City of Houston Runoff Election Day, and the HAR Governmental Affairs staff composed the list below of election night watch parties that you are welcomed to attend after the polls close at 7 p.m. The list below will be updated when we are aware of other election watch parties. Houston Runoff Election Night Watch Parties Saturday, December 12  Bill King – Royal Sonesta, Legends... 

Remember to Vote in the City of Houston Runoff Elections! Early Voting Starts this Week!

Early Voting in the City of Houston Runoff Elections starts Wednesday, December 2, and goes through Tuesday, December 8. Election Day is Saturday, December 12.  HAR’s Recommended Candidates for the City of Houston Runoff Elections include: Mayor: Bill King Houston City Council At-Large, Position 2: David Robinson Houston City Council At-Large, Position 4: Amanda Edwards Houston City Council... 

The EDGE: Week of November 30, 2015

The EDGE: G-Fee Call for Action, Early Voting Starts This Week in City of Houston Runoff Elections, and More Click here to download edge113015 Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on Linkedinshare via RedditTumblr itTweet about itBuzz it upSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend  Read More →

State Laws Go Into Effect

Please join the HAR Governmental Affairs Team in thanking our Greater Houston Area legislators who received TAR’s special recognition for all of their great work during the 84th Legislature: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Senators Robert Nichols and Larry Taylor, and Representatives John Otto, Senfronia Thompson, Dennis Bonnen, Greg Bonnen, Wayne Smith, and Sarah Davis. Additionally, we would like to... 
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