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We do need more felony courts

This is a good start. County officials are considering adding new district courts and making more room for detainees in an effort to reduce to county‚Äôs court backlog and alleviate overcrowding at the Harris County Jail. During Commissioners Court on … Continue reading

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What’s that definition of insanity again?

How many times are we going to find ourselves in this same situation before we finally accept that we need to do something different? The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has cut funding for law enforcement operations to cover exploding overtime … Continue reading

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Not a big enough picture

The headline on this story reads “County mulls big-picture health council”, but a read of the story makes it clear that there’s a big piece of this picture missing from the discussion. Harris County is discussing a big-picture approach to … Continue reading

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