President Trump signed numerous executive orders Friday night. One of them halted an FHA premium cut.

Layman’s Analysis: FHA Premium Cut Halted by Trump

Move Designed to Head Off Future Problems WASHINGTON (AaronLayman.com) – Well that didn’t take long! The proposed FHA premium reduction has been halted by the Trump administration. Mortgageee Letter 2017-07 was issued within hours of Mr. Trump being sworn into office. The scheduled 25-basis point premium cut was slated to take effect January 27, a parting gift […]

Katy Weather Forecast

Katy Weather Forecast

Seven Day Katy Weather Forecast Today: Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, […]

Holiday Hiring Helps Job Growth in October

   HOUSTON (Covering Katy) –  Houston-area retailers continued their holiday hiring throughout December, adding 4,000 jobs. “Overall, December was basically flat, hiring wise, and marked the weakest month of growth in 2016,” says Parker Harvey, Senior Economist at Workforce Solutions. “While retail saw the biggest jump, the Manufacturing sector also grew, adding 2,900 jobs.” Harvey […]

Preparing th Gumbo Festival are, from left, Riley Feldman, Enrique Ramon, Tom Stavinoha, Club President Darren McCarthy, Mary Servantes, Barry Henry, Ginger Johnson (front), Bradley Stavinoha (in back), Rose Pickens, Brian Ellis, Hurley Johnson and Bob Haenel.

Rosenberg Rotary Club to Host Gumbo Festival in February

ROSENBERG (Covering Katy) – The Rotary Club of Rosenberg presents its annual Gumbo Festival, scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 in Building B of the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. The festival features some of the best gumbo this side of Louisiana along with Cajun music and Mardi Gras fun. The event also will feature […]

Gov. Rick Perry - Texas Tribune photo by Marjorie Kamys Cotera

At confirmation hearing, Rick Perry vows to pursue “sound science” on climate change

  By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON (The Texas Tribune) –  Testifying before the committee overseeing his confirmation as U.S. energy secretary, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday that he believes humans cause climate change and that he no longer supports eliminating the department he’s been appointed to lead. “My past statements made over […]

An attendee sports a pair of "Make America Great Again" boots at the 2017 Black Tie and Boots Ball. Courtesy: Allison Shelley/The Texas Tribune

Texans celebrate Trump at Black Tie and Boots Ball

  By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune OXON HILL, Md. (Texas Tribune) — An estimated 12,000 people adorned in cowboy hats, boots, furs, formal wear and an occasional “Make America Great Again” ballcap contributed to a jovial scene at the Texas State Society’s Black Tie and Boots Ball, just outside of the city limits of Washington, D.C., on […]