• Galveston County Unemployed: Extra $300

    Galveston County Unemployed: Extra $300

    On January 2nd, 2021, the Texas Workforce Commission, under the guidance of the Department of Labor began disbursement of an extra $300 in unemployment benefits. With the extension of the… Blog

  • Galveston County City Named Top Houston Suburb

    Galveston County City Named Top Houston Suburb

    Galveston County's largest city, League City, was ranked the top suburb in Houston, and the 16th most livable mid-sized city in the country. Financial website SmartAsset compared 227 U.S. cities… Regional News League City

  • The Galveston Offshore Lightering Area

    The Galveston Offshore Lightering Area

    A lightering area represents a geographically designated area in which oil or other such hazardous product may be transferred from one cargo ship to another with a weight less than… Learning Center

  • Galveston Wharves Going Green

    Galveston Wharves Going Green

    by CEO and Port Director Rodger Rees Let’s talk trash. Galveston Wharves is implementing a number of waste reduction initiatives as part of our voluntary Green Marine environmental certification. Implementing… Blog Galveston Port of Galveston

  • League City 4th in Texas to Receive New FEMA Rating

    League City 4th in Texas to Receive New FEMA Rating

    League City residents will see 25% savings on their flood insurance based on the city's newly increased rating from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to an October 28 news… Regional News League City

  • Wan Bridge To Bring Build-to-Rent to Galveston Island

    Wan Bridge To Bring Build-to-Rent to Galveston Island

    Houston-based Wan Bridge (WB), a developer, builder and manager of build-to-rent (BTR) communities, plans to build the first build-to-rent community, Palm Bay, on Galveston Island after purchasing bay-accessible land in… Regional News Galveston

  • Coastal Texas Study Coming Oct 30th

    Coastal Texas Study Coming Oct 30th

    The Army Corps of Engineers' "Coastal Texas Study" will be released October 30th. The study, combining the Ike Dike concept and the Coastal Spine concept, creating a plan for Galveston,… Regional News Galveston Port of Galveston