Two Port Commission Committee Meetings Set for Friday, October 11


HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will hold two committee meetings on Friday, October 11.

The Port Commission Audit Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. The Port Commission Pension & Benefits Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Audit Committee meeting.

All meetings will take place in the fourth floor boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston.

Meetings agendas are available on the Port of Houston Authority website,

About the Port of Houston Authority

For nearly 100 years, the Port of Houston Authority has owned or operated the public cargo-handling facilities of the Port of Houston – the nation's largest port for foreign waterborne tonnage. The port is an economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas and the nation. It supports the creation of more than one million statewide jobs and more than 2.1 million nationwide jobs, and the generation of economic activity totaling more than $178.5 billion in Texas and $499 billion across the nation. For more information, visit the Port Authority website at:

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Source:Port of Houston Authority