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Dylan McGuinness

Houston Chronicle

San Antonio, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Dylan:

Houston firefighters' equal pay dispute heads to Supreme Court

Four years after Houston voters approved a measure to give firefighters equal pay with police, the Texas Supreme Court will take up the issue. → Read More

Houston city elections: Who is running and key dates to know

Houston will elect a new mayor and 16 City Council members next November. Here's an early look at who is running so far, and other key election dates to know. → Read More

Democrats Hidalgo, Garcia and Briones have razor-thin leads in Harris County early vote

Judge Lina Hidalgo holds a razor-thin lead over Republican challenger Alexandra del Moral Mealer, plus other early results for Harris County. → Read More

Former Houston Health Department official pleads guilty to bribery

The Houston Health Department employee pleads guilty to bribery following a months-long investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Houston Field Office. → Read More

A year after the deadly Astroworld tragedy, not much has changed and public officials aren’t talking

Astroworld Festival: One year after the festival that took 10 lives, not much has been done to ensure a similar tragedy doesn't happen in Houston. → Read More

Houston to give meals, housing to homeless outside library

The "Dinner to Housing" program will begin this month in the Riesner Street parking lot... → Read More

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says he was diagnosed with cancer and received radiation

Mayor Sylvester Turner revealed Wednesday that he had cancer this summer, for which he had surgery and received six weeks of radiation treatment. → Read More

Inflation costs: Houston set to waive fee rises

The city adjusts certain fees every year to account for inflation, but the city says this year's hike, over 8 percent, is too high. → Read More

Harris County district clerk's race focused on jury pay, website issues

The district clerk’s role mostly is a ministerial one, summoning jurors and ensuring that court records are maintained properly and get where they need to go. → Read More

Houston's gun buyback program heading to Alief on Saturday

Houston's gun buyback in Third Ward drew a surprisingly robust turnout. Now the event... → Read More

Houston city website possibly hacked after multiple posts on mail-order Russian brides, casino games

In a sign of a possible hack, Houston's city website has been peppered with blog entries on a variety of confounding -- and decidedly not City Hall related -- topics. → Read More

Houston's tax rate is going down, but your bill will likely go up

Houston cut its property tax rate by about 3 percent Wednesday, a move necessary to get under a cap on property tax revenue approved by city voters in 2004. → Read More

Hidalgo says she went to ER with fever, dehydration; is recuperating at home

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Tuesday said she temporarily has left the campaign trail to recuperate from an emergency room visit on Monday. → Read More

New program aims to bring jobs to residents of north Houston, where many live on $25K or $12 an hour

Councilmember Tarsha Jackson's "Be Successful" initiative hopes to pair 600 residents with jobs in its first year. → Read More

Houston inks its part of transformative Buffalo Bayou Park expansion

The city's $83.5 million investment comes after the Kinder Foundation donated $100... → Read More

Here's what Houston's tax rate cut means for your bill

For the eighth time in nine years, the city has to cut its tax rate to get under a revenue cap imposed by voters in 2004. → Read More

Houston to host another gun buyback program in Alief on Oct. 8

The city's first event, held in July, had an unexpectedly large turnout in Third Ward. → Read More

In Houston, VP Harris rips lawmakers for abortion laws, calls on faith leaders to 'lead us forward'

Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Houston on Thursday, urging people of faith to help lead the country through “unsettled times” and defend its democracy. → Read More

New nighttime noise rules take effect in Houston, doubling fine for rowdy bars

New rules regulating nighttime noise in Houston took effect Tuesday, aiming to limit the volume of music coming from bars and clubs in residential neighborhoods. → Read More

Reps. Jackson Lee, Green travel to Pakistan after extreme floods

The Houston representatives, joined by Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York, were briefed by... → Read More