Houston Public Media - In a report issued by the Harris County Budget Management Department, the strong local economy and expanding tax base have provided resources to help meet the increased demand for services and infrastructure throughout the county.
"The overall health I mean, you just go outside and you can see it," said Harris County Budget Director Bill Jackson. There's so many cranes in the sky and there's so much building going on."
He says the influx of new residents means they have to invest heavily in simple things like new roads to keep up with that residential growth.
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