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Joint Statement from Harris County Judge's Office & Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management on IT Outage Impacts

19 Jul, 24

Harris County, TX, July 19, 2024, This morning Harris County was impacted by a global technology outage affecting critical IT systems across the globe. Crowdstrike, a global provider of cybersecurity software, said the outage was caused by a system error on their end and was not the result of a cyberattack or security breach. They are actively working to fix the issue, and systems are beginning to come back online.

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo Responds to News of Rape-Related Pregnancies in Texas After Abortion Ban

25 Jan, 24

Harris County, TX,January 25, 2024 – Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo released the following statement today after the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that Texas saw more than 26,000 rape-related pregnancies during the 16 months after the state passed an abortion ban with no exceptions for rape or incest:

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo Announces Department Closures On Tuesday, January 16, 2024 Due To Hard Freeze

15 Jan, 24

Harris County, TX, January 15, 2024 – Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has announced the closure of all Harris County departments on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, in response to the winter weather and a continued hard freeze in the region. Unless they are supporting essential operations, all county facilities and offices are closed to the public tomorrow. This means jury service for tomorrow has been canceled.