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Early Voting for November 5th

Early voting for the November 5 election started Monday, October 21 and goes through Friday, November 1. Harris County There are 40 early voting locations in Harris County and the locations will be open during the following hours:
  • October 21 - October 25: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • October 26: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • October 27: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • October 28 - November 1: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Below are Harris County early voting polling locations within District K are :
  • Astrodome Area: Fiesta Mart, Inc. -- 8130 Kirby Drive, 77054
  • South Houston Area: Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center -- 3810 W. Fuqua, 77045
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The Texas’ Voter ID Law in Effect for November 5 Election

Do you know about the new Texas' Voter ID law which requires voters to present an approved form of photo identification to vote in person? The law is now in effect and will be in place during the November 5 election. The state of Texas requires voters to present an approved form of photo identification to vote at the polls. To facilitate the voter qualification process when YOU go to the poll, YOU should:
  1. YOU bring a valid photo ID.
  2. Make sure YOUR State Approved Photo ID is current; With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the Photo ID must be...
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City’s Pro-Bono Deed Restriction Program

239The Department of Neighborhoods will assist civic associations or civic clubs in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods with creating new, or modifying existing, deed restrictions via a resurrected Deed Restrictions Pro Bono Program. The Department of Neighborhoods will work with City Council offices in identifying civic associations that may be qualified to participate in the Program. Eligible organizations will be referred to pro bono legal counsel via the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program (HVLP). The Department of Neighborhoods will not directly assist with the drafting or modification of deed restrictions but rather act as a...
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Report Unnecessary City Signs to 3-1-1

118Do you see city signs on the road and elsewhere that no longer apply or are not necessary anymore? Call 3-1-1 or go to www.houston311.org to report these signs so we can take a look and determine if it's time for them to be removed or replaced with something more up-to-date and less confusing. Examples include street name signs or "No Parking without Permit" signs in places where permits are no longer needed. In addition, the current campaign season is underway and illegal campaign signs need to...
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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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