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The Health Insurance Marketplace is Here!

236Ready? Set? Sign up! The Health Insurance Marketplace has opened for Texans to shop for affordable health care plans, despite the political games going on in Washington. The plans will kick in on Jan. 1, 2014, but you can apply today at www.healthcare.gov. The Texas Organizing Project (TOP) has teamed up with San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins to encourage Texans across the state to sign up for coverage. "Making healthcare more affordable for Texas families are very important to...
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Veteran’s Day Parade

248The City of Houston will celebrate the 15th Annual "Houston Salutes American Heroes" Veteran's Day Celebration on Monday, November 11 to honor and salute our armed forces. The parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. at Hermann Square in front of City Hall. Other activities include the AT&T Veterans Job Fair and the Walgreens Veterans Health Fair, also in front of City Hall around the reflection pond, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m....
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City of Houston Celebrates 2013 Municipal Courts Week

249The City of Houston will celebrate 2013 Municipal Courts Week during November 4-8, 2013. This event is relative to the Senate Current Resolution 21 passed during the 83nd Texas Legislature designating these dates as 2013 Municipal Courts Week. The City's Municipal Courts Department will participate in this year's commemoration by hosting various events that will recognize Municipal Courts staff, educate Houston's diverse communities, and celebrate the Department's achievements. As part of this initiative, the Municipal Courts Department will hosts Mini Court Clinics on December 10 & 12, 2013 at the following...
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The Office of Business Opportunity Hosts Meet the Buyer Purchasing Forum

The City of Houston is hosting their 5th Annual Meet the Buyer Purchasing Forum on November 21 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Room 360 (enter through Hall E). The Meet the Buyer Purchasing Forum is the ultimate opportunity for small businesses to connect and network with City procurement agents. Business owners who attend the event have the opportunity to learn about upcoming contract opportunities and insight on how to do business with the City of Houston. 231...
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