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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...
Self-Serving Proposition

Self-Serving Proposition

Last week, Houston Mayor Annise Parker presented her second ballot item to city council for the upcoming November election. While the discussion of changing term limits for the city’s politicians has been floating around for a few months now, this is the first time a...
Parker Plays Politics with Petitions

Parker Plays Politics with Petitions

After the ongoing and predictably divisive battle surrounding Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance (ERO), one would expect a just and representative government to identify the very flaws that originally caused the contention. One would also expect an effort from officials...