Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs $1.6B Disaster Relief, Preparedness Plan Into Law 2 Years After Hurricane HarveyGovernor Abbott signed the bill in Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped more than 50 inches of rain.
U.S. Spends More Than $5B To Buy Out Flood-Prone Homes; Claims Still ComingOver the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of vulnerable properties.
Trial To Determine If Government Liable For Harvey FloodingA trial started to determine if residents deserve compensation after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Social Issues Could Take Back Seat In New Texas LegislatureThe Texas Legislature opens today with lawmakers expected to tackle such matters as fixing the state's school finance system, cutting property taxes and paying for Hurricane Harvey recovery.
Some Texas Coastal Residents Opposing Proposed Storm BarrierA proposed Texas coastal barrier is drawing backlash from some Gulf Coast residents and the state's land commissioner wants more time for property owners to voice concerns.
Deadline Extended To Help Restore Harvey-Damaged La NinaA Texas city has extended a deadline to find someone to restore a hurricane-damaged replica of a ship used by explorer Christopher Columbus.
Free Tree Giveaway As Hurricane Harvey Recovery ContinuesThe free trees for Houston residents will replace those damaged and destroyed by Harvey, which struck in August 2017.
Harvey-Damaged Columbus Replica Ship In South Texas For SaleThe City of Corpus Christi has begun the process to sell a Hurricane Harvey-damaged replica of one of the ships used by Christopher Columbus.
Houston Gets $1.8M To Become More Resilient Post-HarveyWednesday's announcement comes as the city continues recovering from Hurricane Harvey's devastating flooding last year.
Texans Star JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey Effort Raises $41.6MAn online fundraiser Watt launched after the storm hit Texas last year went viral and far exceeded his original goal of raising $200,000.
Texans Star JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey Effort Raises $41.6MHouston Texans star J.J. Watt says he has distributed the $41.6 million his foundation raised to help rebuild the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey.
Sen. Cornyn Launches Harvey Rebuilding Site Ahead Of AnniversaryU.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) launched a page on his website for Texans with information on disaster aid legislation passed since the storm.
Charities Helped With Fixing Homes, Other Needs After HarveyIn the year since Hurricane Harvey caused widespread flooding and damage in Texas, nonprofits and charities have been filling the gaps in aid that government agencies may not have covered.
Thousands Of Flooded-Out Houstonians Suing Army Corps Claiming Land SeizureAs many as 10,000 home and business owners are suing the federal government alleging the decision to open the dams constitutes a government land seizure.
Harvey's Devastating Flooding Boosts Insurance In TexasWhen Hurricane Harvey hit more than 100,000 flooded homes in Harris County didn't have flood insurance. According to FEMA, 80 percent of all households affected by the storm weren't covered.