Mayoral Debate Post Mortem

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On Tuesday night, Houston Public Media and the League of Women Voters hosted the only televised Mayoral debate of the campaign season. They invited all of the candidates to participate and 8 of them agreed to join in the conversation.  Debates with 8 candidates can be a bit tedious but some of them offered comic […]

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A Week Without Council

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Around holidays, City Council takes a week off from meeting.  It is always a relief to those of us who track them in addition to our many other duties. However, the Council Members and their staffs continue to work.  And, work hard.  I have received multiple emails from Council this week and they have had […]

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State of the City


The Mayor presented her annual State of the City address today.  This was her fourth time to take the stage for this annual event hosted by the Greater Houston Partnership and her experience was evident. Clearly, Mayor Parker was ready for this speech and did one of the best jobs ever with her presentation.  She […]

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