Judge Lina Hidalgo

Statement from Harris County Judge Hidalgo on Federal Court Decision on Drive-Thru Voting

Today, Harris County Judge Hidalgo released the following statement regarding the decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on drive-thru voting: “Safe, secure, and fair elections are the backbone of our democracy. Today’s decision validates what we have been saying all along: Drive thru voting is safe, secure, legal, and a common sense way for voters to cast their ballots during a pandemic. It is beyond comprehension that anyone would […]

Harris County Commissioners Court Approves $10 Million Investment in Early Childhood Development

Early Childhood Impact Fund will incubate promising interventions that help children reach full potential while reducing health disparities, costs to society Harris County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved the Early Childhood Impact Fund, a $10 million accelerator of innovative and evidence-based programs designed to help children thrive. Over a period of two to three years, the initiative will provide seed investments to programs with significant potential to dramatically improve early childhood outcomes and provide critical […]