- HFD exam lawsuit settled for 7 black firefighters – Chris Moran, Houston Chronicle
- Houston inspector general probing Councilman Stephen Costello's engineering work for city – Steve Miller, Texas Watchdog
- Houston officials review council's Costello for possible conflict – Chris Moran, Houston Chronicle
The Chron is getting better. They only trailed by three hours or so getting a version of this story posted.
- UPDATE: CM Costello cleared by OIG – Miya Shay, Twitter
- Jung Center takes 'leadership lessons' from Doris Kearns Goodwin – Social Climbing
Think the leadership lessons included “How to plagiarize and remain a celebrity?” Hey, maybe they could invite Rick Casey next!
- Houston Council member seeks daycare regulation – Terri Langford, Houston Chronicle
All problems can be solved with just one more act of Council!
- Familiar faces at the center of Houston ISD's funding decisions – Lynn Walsh, Texas Watchdog
- Constable Bailey resigns in wake of layoffs – Mike Morris, Chron Houston Politics
Sometimes a little new blood is not a terrible thing.
- Why the AT&T/T-Mobile merger is a disconnect – Dwight Silverman, TechBlog
T-Mobile’s pricing is generally lower, which helps keep AT&T and Verizon in check, and it has a reputation for better-than-average service, which sadly is not the norm in the telecommunications business.
Hmm, because if better-than-average service WERE the norm in the telecommunications business, it would kind of confound the meanings of norm and average, wouldn’t it?