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Posts published in “Day: January 16, 2020

Congresswoman Garcia appointed to Impeachment Managers

House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, center in pink, introduces the Congresspersons that will serve as Impeachment Managers during the trial set to start next week in the Senate. L to R, Hakeem Jeffries, Sylvia Garcia, Jerry Nadler, Pelosi, Adam Schiff, Val Demings, Zoe Lofgren, and Jason Crow.

WASHINGTON – Sylvia Garcia, Congresswoman representing the 29th District of Texas, including much of the North and East sides of Harris County, has been appointed one of seven Impeachment Managers for the upcoming trial of President Trump in the Senate.

The selection was made by House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who took care to have a diverse group of managers. The seven Democratic Congresspersons, most with attorney training and courtroom experience, will act as prosecutors in the ensuing trial which starts next Tuesday in the Senate.

North Shore Mustangs honored at January’s Board of Trustees Meeting

The Galena Park I.S.D Board of Trustees recognized the North Shore Senior High Football team at the January Board Meeting. The North Shore Mustangs defeated the Duncanville Panthers 31-17 to be named the UIL Class 6A Division I State Champions. North Shore won its fourth state championship and have earned back-to-back state titles.

The Mustangs were represented at the Board meeting by the senior team members, senior trainers, senior managers/video crew and the coaching staff. Galena Park I.S.D. will be hosting a community pep rally honoring the North Shore Mustangs on Saturday, February 1 at 3 p.m. at the Galena Park I.S.D. Stadium.

Westbound side of the I-10 bridge reopens to traffic

TxDOT has re-opened the westbound side of the I-10 Bridge over the San Jacinto river, which was damaged by a barge strike last September during the tropical storm Imelda. The entry ramp from Crosby-Lynchburg Road was also reopened. All 3 eastbound lanes are scheduled to return to normal after realignment work is completed next weekend. TxDOT contractors had to build new support columns under the bridge to replace those damaged due to the barge strike.