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Partnership Urges Advancement of Coastal Spine Project for a More Resilient Houston

In late September, the Greater Houston Partnership, in collaboration with the Gulf Coast Protection District (GCPD), coordinated a trip to Washington D.C., to educate on the importance of the Coastal…
Living In Houston

Fighting for a More Flood Resilient Houston Region

Houston is a region of great opportunity, but combatting major challenges remains key to the metro area’s continued growth and prosperity.  On August 25, 2017 – five years ago this month – Hurricane…
Digital Technology

CHIPS and Science Act To Boost U.S. Leadership in Science and Innovation

Houston is a leader in the new frontier of technology manufacturing. Our region has experienced significant growth in high-tech manufacturing as new entrepreneurs have partnered with local…
Public Policy

Statement on Texas Supreme Court Decision Regarding Texas Central Railroad

Statement from the Greater Houston Partnership “The Greater Houston Partnership believes that faster, safer, and more reliable connections between our region and other parts of Texas are vital to our…
Public Policy

Following a Decade of Uncertainty, Dreamers' Futures Remain in Limbo

On June 15, 2012, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program through executive action. DACA permits certain…

Higher Education Commissioner: Urgent Action Needed to Address Texas Skills Needs

The shift toward an innovation-based, technology-enabled economy has rapidly changed the skills and credentials needed by Texans in the workforce. Many individuals have struggled to keep pace. A new…