July is Military Consumer Protection Month

The Federal Trade Commission partners with local, state, and federal agencies every July to promote awareness into the consumer issues faced by service-members. Service-members, like all consumers, are potential targets for fraudsters. Some scams are more likely to target military families because they may relocate frequently. The FTC strives to eliminate such scams through enforcement … Continue reading July is Military Consumer Protection Month

Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Bob Woodruff Foundation Veterans Disaster Grant

Houston, Texas - Lone Star Legal Aid is one of nine organizations that serve post 9/11 veterans, service members, and their families chosen by the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) for its spring grants. BWF’s key focus areas are education and employment, quality of life, and rehabilitation and recovery. BWF was particularly interested in how post-disaster … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Bob Woodruff Foundation Veterans Disaster Grant

TxDOT’S Historical Resources Report Omits Houston’s Independence Heights

Houston, TX - For more than 14 years, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has been planning the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), a massive expansion of Interstate 45 that will completely reshape freeway transit around downtown Houston, with major changes to I-45, I-69, I-10 and Hwy 288 over the next decade. The proposed expansion … Continue reading TxDOT’S Historical Resources Report Omits Houston’s Independence Heights

June is National Homeownership Month

June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate, promote, and reflect on the American Dream - owning your own home. Homeownership provides social and financial stability, builds communities, and helps improve the national economy. While most Americans dream of owning a home, obstacles such as student loans, credit card debt, poor credit, interest rates, … Continue reading June is National Homeownership Month