Texas

Sreema Oliver

The Censure of Dave Wilson The censure of Dave Wilson is a testament to what is wrong with many of our local public institutions. The Houston Community College System (HCC) is systemically wrecked. The leadership of HCC is concerned with corruption, contractors, and the trappings of officialdom. The vendors and bond lawyers run the board.
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HCC Press Conference

NEWS CONFERENCE ALERT            NOVEMBER 28, 2017   HCC FAILS ETHICS INVESTIGATION   A formal investigation of the Houston Community College recommends a criminal probe of at least one sitting Houston Community College Board Trustee, and recommends an axe be taken to exorbitant legal fees.   Dolcefino Consulting was hired in
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Chronicle Seeks to Lift Revenue CAP

Days after the disastrous pension bond vote, the Houston Chronicle today called for the lifting of the revenue CAP. This means, for those in Rio Linda, that the local newspaper is telling politicians that your property taxes should increase. Sly and the Chron repeatedly said no new taxes with these bonds. Suckers! I hate to say
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Jim Murphy-Anti-Taxpayer MVP of the Year

Jim Murphy has outdone himself and it’s hard to tell which accomplishment garnered him this special award. One of this year’s recipients of the Texas Municipal League (TML) “Legislator of the Year” award is Jim Murphy. Fiscal conservatives call this award the “Anti-Taxpayer MVP Legislator of the Year” award – and rightfully so. Past recipients
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Sylvester Turner's 15-2 Defeat

On Wednesday, City Controller Chris Brown told Houstonians that Mayor Turner is not who you may think he is. And Houston City Council’s 15-2 vote on Wednesday was not what you may think it was. Here is the real story. After Harvey, Mayor Turner alarmed Houstonians by announcing his desire to RAISE taxes on the victims of
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