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‘Turner Tax’ Will Cause More Pain Than Relief

‘Turner Tax’ Will Cause More Pain Than Relief

Houston’s recovery from Hurricane Harvey is well underway, but Mayor Sylvester Turner’s plan to temporarily increase the city’s tax rate is one part of the recovery that will do more harm than good. Reports show that over three years Harris County taxpayers have seen...
Another Blow to Parker’s ERO

Another Blow to Parker’s ERO

Adding to the list of continuous blows to Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s controversial Equal Rights Ordinance, the Supreme Court of Texas issued another opinion today rejecting Parker’s choice of ballot language, claiming it conflicts with the city’s own laws. Parker...