LEAGUE CITY

Not long after 2017's Hurricane Harvey flooded nearly 8,000 homes in Galveston County’s biggest city, the city council, with strong resident support, voted to enact tougher building standards in hopes of stopping such catastrophic losses in the future.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com.

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Matt deGrood began working at The Daily News as a reporter in Sept. 2016.

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