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House Special Purpose District Hearings THIS Week

House Special Purpose District Hearings THIS Week The House Committee On Special Purpose Districts Convenes for Two Days to Prepare for the 86th Session The Texas Legislature is currently in the 18-month interim period between sessions. The interim is a time for members and their committees to discuss issues and study topics in preparation for the…

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Jim Murphy Files for Re-election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             Contact: Allen Blakemore Saturday, November 11, 2017                 …

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Nominations Open – West Houston Teen Leadership Summit

Nominations Open – West Houston Teen Leadership Summit The 2018 Date is Set For the Third West Houston Teen Leadership Summit West Houston high school sophomores and juniors will connect with local executives, politicians, and community leaders at our third biennial West Houston Teen Leadership Summit.  I am happy to host this event again and continue the…

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Rep. Murphy Supports Prop A

Rep. Murphy Supports Prop A Urging Support for Prop A: Early voting for the November 7th election runs 10/23 – 11/2. Please read my comments about Prop. A and why I believe this is an important step for our City. This November, Houston voters will decide between a fiscally prudent path or one that guarantees…

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Harvey Relief Volunteer Opportunities

Harvey Relief Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Here in West Houston to Help Those Suffering in the Wake of Harvey West Houston was dramatically impacted by the flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey and many members of our community have asked how they can help their neighbors in the recovery process. The need for volunteers will be ongoing and…

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Texas House names building in Capitol Complex to honor president George H. W. Bush.

by David Yates | May 1, 2017, 1:43pm AUSTIN – The Texas House of Representatives on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favor of HCR 141, by Rep. Jim Murphy (Houston) directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name a building at 1801 Congress Avenue after the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush.  Buildings in the…

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FEMA Disaster Recovery Center to open in West Houston Next Week

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center to open in West Houston Next Week The DRC at St John Vianney Church will serve those affected by Hurricane Harvey in West Houston My office as well as the other elected official’s offices have worked hard to make sure that recovery resources are in the neighborhoods that need them. I…

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Disaster Recovery Resources + Town Hall TONIGHT

Disaster Recovery Resources + Town Hall TONIGHT Dear Friends, I hope that the information we have provided on social media and email has made it to you in a timely manner. There are a lot of resources available and we want you to have access to what you need. My office is open daily to…

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Mand. Evacuation ordered for West Houston Neighborhoods

Mand. Evacuation ordered for West Houston Neighborhoods EVACUATION ORDERED FOR CERTAIN W. HOUSTON NEIGHBORHOODS I have just spoken to Mayor Turner to clarify what the evacuation order entails. The order applies ONLY to homes or structures with standing water in them now. If you do not have standing water, you do not have to evacuate…

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HARVEY RESOURCES

HARVEY RESOURCES Local, State, and Federal Aid to help during and after the flooding Houston, we are all in awe of the incredible amount of rain and damage wrought upon Houston and Texas during this storm. We will have to be resilient and help one another. We are all reminded how important our first responders are…

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