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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.

Harris County Announces Emotional Support Hotline For Communities Affected by the Conflict in Gaza and Israel

19 Dec, 23

December 19, 2023 - Harris County, Texas, Judge Lina Hidalgo announced today that in partnership with The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD, Harris County created an emotional support line for members of our community who have been impacted by the conflict in Gaza and Israel.