Recent Publications

Mitigating the Impacts of SB8

12/13/2021

In September 2021, legislation banning abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat (SB8) went into effect in Texas. This memo provides background on the legal status of abortions in Texas, an overview of the impact of SB8 in Harris County, and an overview of opportunities to support individuals impacted by the law or otherwise mitigate the law’s negative effects.

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Update: COVID-19 Vaccination, December 2021

12/10/2021

This memo is the eleventh of a monthly series that provides an overview of the COVID-19 vaccination effort in Harris County. As of November 30, 2021, 54.4% (2,575,464) of individuals in Harris County were fully vaccinated – a 3.1% increase from October 26, 2021. 

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Storm Surge Abatement

12/06/2021

This memo includes a discussion of the changing threats of both tropical cyclones and the resulting storm surge to the Gulf Coast region, along with a summary of the current understanding of key projects to mitigate the threat of storm surge to the Gulf Coast region, specifically, the Coastal Texas Study and the Galveston Bay Park Plan. These projects have been determined not to be in competition and may coexist to address storm surge if stakeholders decide to pursue both. 

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Texas Prompt Payment Act Analysis

11/22/2021

The Analyst’s Office worked with the Harris County Auditor’s Office and Harris County Attorney's Office to assess Harris County compliance with the Prompt Payment Act and assess payments processing times to vendors over the last five years. Of the 1,224,688 vendor invoices paid in the period reviewed, Harris County issued payment to vendors on-time for 90.6% of all invoices (1,109,879). Harris County issued delayed payment to vendors for 9.4% of all invoices (114,809).

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Update: COVID-19 Vaccination, November 2021

11/09/2021

This memo is the eleventh of a monthly series that provides an overview of the COVID-19 vaccination effort in Harris County. As of October 24, 2021, 54.4% (2,575,464) of individuals in Harris County were fully vaccinated – a 4.2% increase from September 26, 2021.

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Upcoming Commissioners Court

Event List
Jan
25
Commissioners Court
01/25/22 10:00 AM

Notice of Public Meeting

Feb
08
Commissioners Court
02/08/22 10:00 AM

Notice of Public Meeting

Feb
22
Commissioners Court
02/22/22 10:00 AM

Notice of Public Meeting

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