Houston political observers were still buzzing on Monday night after a last-minute entrant into the mayoral race surged to a huge lead in the latest public polling. Candidate Don’t Know, who had hinted at entering
Today the Chron’s Ericka Mellon profiles HISD’s potential new superintendent Terry Grier as a man of reform, pushing hard, and making bold moves. HISD Superintendent Dr. Abe Saavedra also is a reformer who has pushed
The Chronicle‘s Caucasian Think Tank weighed in today on the news that the board of the Houston Municipal Employees Pension System (HMEPS) scuttled a proposal to increase its staff payroll budget by 6% from last
KTRK-13’s Wayne Dolcefino checked in last night with an update on the changes the City of Houston has made in response to his investigation of one of Mayor Bill White’s pet projects, the Mobility Response
We have to admit that the Chronicle has surprised us. We thought they had largely given up on the watchdog journalism business (in favor of the user-submitted party photo online business), and suddenly *BAM* three
On Sunday, we posted about the decision by the City of Houston late Friday to notify local media (but not the developers) about its decision to approve the latest revisions to the Ashby highrise proposal.
Today’s Chronicle features a story from Brian Rogers on the rapid departures of many veteran prosecutors from the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. The article focuses on Donna Goode, who left the office after 25
The Chronicle‘s Bradley Olson reported today that the City and County are in negotiations to use TIRZ revenues to finance a soccer stadium, a jail, and Astrodome redevelopment: The city of Houston and Harris County