THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF HARRIS COUNTY VS CITY OF HOUSTON by Bill King The divergence of the financial performance of the City of Houston and Harris County since 2003 is stark and telling. Since that
TURNER’S PENSION PLAN: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE INCREDIBLE by Bill King Sylvester Turner announced his pension “plan” Wednesday. I put the word plan in quotes because the outline Turner delivered was so painfully
KUDOS TO BROWN AND GREEN by Bill King At the first meeting of our new City Council on Wednesday, Controller Chris Brown and CFO Kelly Dowe made their regular financial reports. Their reports were grim.
GROWING CONCERNS OVER TIRZs by Bill King Like most Houstonians, I have not paid too much attention to the growth of tax increment reinvestment zones (“TIRZs”). However, recently they have been coming under greater scrutiny
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