Paul Bettencourt is sounding the alarm on skyrocketing property taxes: Tax Collector/Assessor Paul Bettencourt said, “The overall increase on the Houston home was worse than I expected.” Bettencourt says the average home in Harris County
If the Chronicle is going to attach labels to conservative political groups, then the same must be done with liberal political groups. It’s called consistency. In Saturday’s Chronicle there is an article about a 527
According to this AP report, the Battleship Texas needs some serious repairs: Age, relentless corrosion from saltwater and tight budgets are doing what no bombs, torpedoes or bullets could accomplish. Sixteen years after the state
Kristen Mack supplies the following news about University of Houston political science professor Richard Murray: Richard Murray, University of Houston political science professor and noted authority on Houston and Texas politics, will hold the Bob
The Chronicle corrections section is just an endless source of amusement (and one that occasionally garners national attention). Last Sunday, the newspaper ran a story by John Frank of the Washington news bureau on political
The Chronicle has a daily Election 2004 section and in today’s paper, under the heading “Quotable,” is this: “She plays the smiling Stepford political wife, which is so opposite from what she is. It’s quasi
Bill Murphy and Bill Hensel report that Astrodome Redevelopment Co. has shifted from initial plans to develop a theme park out of the abandoned sports arena. Now, the company hopes to redevelop it as a
You can just imagine this poor Chronicle reporter pounding his keyboard in frustration as he worked on this story: Reaction from Fort Bend County residents to the indictments involving campaign contributions linked to U.S. Rep.