Friday was busy, so the news and views piled up:
- Today, let’s support the Mission (Unca Darrell)
- Metro puts 121 rail deals on hold after $900M grant is withheld (Chris Moran, Houston Chronicle)
- Frank Wilson’s Legacy (This Blog Is Full Of Crap)
- Harris County probate fees provide bonanza for some lawyers (Lise Olsen, Houston Chronicle)
- Records raise issues on Harris County sheriff's personnel (James Pinkerton, Houston Chronicle)
- Under plan, Harris tax rate remains same, but port gains (Chris Moran, Houston Chronicle)
Eversole, who is unopposed on next month’s ballot for a sixth four-year term, also said, “You’re absolutely wasting time if you think we can maintain this budget without a tax increase.” He said he does not support a tax increase this year, but that over the next two years the county will have to choose between deep spending cuts and a tax increase.
- Harris County Commissioners Court Meeting Agenda for 10-26 (Big Jolly Politics)
[Y]ou’ll be happy to know that you’ll be sending an employee to Michigan for a week to learn about “Parenting with love and limits co-facilitator training”.
Well, it’s good to know there’s still room for cuts.
- Houston Shines in Census Count (Pat Hernandez, KUHF-88.7 News)
Local media can take a bow. Their seemingly nonstop nagging about census forms paid off.
- Bandit Billboards Banished (Swamplot)
- KHOU 11 news director Keith Connors leaving in November (Mike McGuff)