Quantcast

News from January 2020

Council Appoints Martin as Mayor Pro-Tem
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Appoints Martin as Mayor Pro-Tem

Council Member Tiffany Thomas Inaugural Pop Off
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Member Tiffany Thomas Inaugural Pop Off

Council Member Letitia Plummer
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Member Letitia Plummer

Council Member Amy Peck at inaugural meeting
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Member Amy Peck at inaugural meeting

Council Member Sallie Alcorn Inaugural Pop Off
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Member Sallie Alcorn Inaugural Pop Off

Council Member Carolyn Evans Shabazz at inaugural meeting
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Member Carolyn Evans Shabazz at inaugural meeting

Council Member Abbie Kamin at Inaugural Meeting
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Member Abbie Kamin at Inaugural Meeting

Council Member Edward Pollard at inaugural meeting
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Member Edward Pollard at inaugural meeting

Mayor Proposing Public Works Ordinance Change
By Urban Reform Staff

Mayor Proposing Public Works Ordinance Change

Turner talking about livable wage
By Urban Reform Staff

Turner talking about livable wage

Council Member Amy Peck on Delayed Projects
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Member Amy Peck on Delayed Projects

King: City of Houston Releases Its 2019 Audit
By Urban Reform Staff

Just before Christmas, the City released its FY2018-20191. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), more commonly referred to as its “annual audit.” There is some good news, but it comes with some big question marks. But mostly it is just the latest chapter in the chronicle of the City’s long-term fiscal deterioration. The situation was aptly summarized by our City Controller, Chris Brown, in his introductory letter:

Tomaro Bell Testifying Against I45 Project
By Urban Reform Staff

Tomaro Bell Testifying Against I45 Project

Small Government, Big Solutions: Opportunities to Advance African American Communities
By Urban Reform Staff

Small Government, Big Solutions: Opportunities to Advance African American Communities

Council Discusses Houston Affordable Housing
By Urban Reform Staff

Council Discusses Houston Affordable Housing

Mayor Turner on Spring Branch Explosion
By Urban Reform Staff

Mayor Turner on Spring Branch Explosion

Opportunity for Houston’s Communities
By Urban Reform Staff

Last week, I had the chance take part in a panel with Dr. Rod Paige, former U.S. Secretary of Education under President George W. Bush; George Foreman, 2x World Heavyweight Champion; and State Rep. Harrold Dutton at Texas Public Policy Foundation’s 2020 Policy Orientation.