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Mayor Parker’s Final Budget

Mayor Parker’s Final Budget

Last week, Mayor Annise Parker revealed what she called her “lean and mean” conservative $5.1 billion budget proposal for fiscal year 2016. Although the city has increasingly faced financial issues throughout Parker’s term, her latest budget, once again, offers no...
Raiding the Drainage Fund

Raiding the Drainage Fund

It is painfully apparent to Houstonians that their city’s financial practices are less than prudent.  With a strong-mayor system repeatedly run by far-left mayors whose official privilege includes writing the city budget, it comes as little surprise that Houston will...