Renew / Rebuild Houston: Councilmember Stephen Costello gets punked

This past week, while Houston City Council was finalizing the City’s annual budget and capital improvement plan (CIP), Houstonians were greeted with the news that Houston City Council voted to siphon off $31 million from the Renew/Rebuild Houston program to add to the CIP. Tied […]

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Chron business columnist and doodler invent, then attack, Supreme Court holding

The Chronicle‘s relatively new business columnist could not resist opining on American constitutionalism with his most recent effort: Much of the outrage over the Hobby Lobby decision has rightfully focused on women’s rights, and the idea that a corporation’s religious freedom trumps a woman’s right […]

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METRO and Chron: What METRO elite counterterror unit?

METRO police chief Victor Rodriguez apparently wants the public to think that not only does METRO not have an elite police squad within its ranks, but that it’s just plain silly for people to think any such thing. The Chronicle‘s dutifully incurious transportation secretarial journalist […]

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