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Stay-At-Home Order Issued; Harris Co. Restaurants Remain Essential – Updated

POSTED: March 24, 2020 AT 8:41 am   /   Breaking News, News

At a press conference this morning with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo issued a countywide stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of coronavirus. The directive requires Harris County residents to stay at home unless they are purchasing groceries, pet food, key household items and medicines, receiving medical treatment or working […]

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For Texas Bars & Restaurants: Taxes Are Still Due Today

POSTED: March 20, 2020 AT 10:40 am   /   Breaking News, News

Despite petitions, letter-writing campaigns and thousands of calls to Governor Greg Abbott’s office asking for the state sales tax payment due today to be deferred, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar released a statement saying that is not going to happen. Kevin Lyons, spokesperson for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, clarified to us that, “This also […]

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How to Help Houston Hospitality Employees Now – Updated

POSTED: March 18, 2020 AT 8:15 pm   /   Breaking News, News

This article is made possible by Fish Company Taco at 1914 23rd Street in Galveston, proudly serving sustainable Gulf seafood. Currently, the company is feeding out-of-work hospitality members and other unemployed professionals for free — and you can help. Support this mission by purchasing an Industry Relief Gift Card in any amount from $5 to […]

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H-E-B Grocery Stores in Houston Shortening Hours to Allow For Restocking — Updated

POSTED: March 13, 2020 AT 5:11 pm   /   Breaking News, Featured, News

According to a press release, starting on Saturday, March 14, all H-E-B stores (including other company-held businesses Joe V’s Smart Shop, Mi Tienda and Central Market) are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Because shoppers have been buying up aisles’ worth of products over the past week or so, the reduced hours are needed […]

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