A Plan for Fixing City Permitting

On the campaign trail this year I have consistently heard complaints from Houstonians about the difficulty in getting building permits from the City. The complaints mostly centered on exceedingly long delays. Many reported waiting as long as nine months to get a...

The Sleaze Just Keeps on Flowing from City Hall

In case you missed it, Amy Davis at KPRC Channel 2 reported Monday on the City Hall connections to the owner of a towing company recently convicted of running a racket that snared scores of Houstonians. Richard Gonzalez was selected by the City to participate in its...

Turner’s Imaginary Memorial Detention Project

There are a number of areas around Houston that chronically flood. One of these is south of the Katy Freeway near Memorial City. The City for years allowed intensive development along the freeway without requiring sufficient detention. As a result, neighborhoods to...