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1998 Stories by John Carroll

Archives: 1998
  • Easy Money

    published August 27, 1998

    When lawyers with the Texas Attorney General's Office looked for a test case of the questionable sale-leaseback industry in 1991, all they had to... More >>

  • Wetlands Maul?

    published August 27, 1998

    Drivers passing the intersection at Grand Parkway and Interstate 10 near Katy hurtle through without a second look. There's little to see here.... More >>

  • Time Lines

    published August 6, 1998

    The good news came by mail: CONGRATULATIONS JOHN CARROLL! The letter went on to breathlessly assure that I was a "major... More >>

  • GOP Lay-Ups

    published July 9, 1998

    Democrats may have more party favors to hand out while Clinton is in office, but that hasn't discouraged plenty of wealthy Republicans in this... More >>

  • The Party Boys

    published July 9, 1998

    Tilman Fertitta's carport was a riot of blooming colors. Fabrics were draped over tables and chairs. Roses, daisies and hydrangeas blossomed from... More >>

  • Trading with the Enemy

    published June 4, 1998

    For two years, supervisors at Houston-based Tex-Co International kept a file on a client that was simply marked "AL." AL was a great customer,... More >>

Archives: 1998