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.
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.
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.
Officials Offer Plan To Protect Texas From HurricanesState and federal officials on Friday recommended a plan to protect the Texas coast from hurricanes with a barrier system made up of floodwalls, floodgates and seawall improvements.
South Texas Gets 9 Inches Of Rain, Not Related to GordonParts of South Texas have been soaked with more than 9 inches of rain in a system that experts say is not related to Tropical Storm Gordon.
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.
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.
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.
Houston Offers Draft Plan For Harvey $1.1B Housing RecoveryThe city of Houston has released a Hurricane Harvey recovery draft proposal on how to spend more than $1.1 billion in government funds meant for housing.
Tropical Weather System Strengthens As It Moves Toward GulfThe National Hurricane Center says a low pressure system in the northwestern Caribbean Sea is strengthening and could be a tropical depression or storm by Saturday.
Agency: Texas Chemical Plant Lacked Plan For Harvey FloodsThe federal agency that investigates industrial accidents is offering muted criticism of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded last year during Hurricane Harvey.
Residents Critical Of Program To Repair Harvey-Damaged HomesSome Texas homeowners who have participated in a state-run program to repair homes damaged during Hurricane Harvey say their houses are worse off than before.
Hurricane Names Harvey, Irma, Maria And Nate Being RetiredThe names of four deadly hurricanes that slammed parts of the United States, Central America and the Caribbean last year are being retired.