City contracts for a pal turn into rent money for Mark Ellis
A young parks worker gets caught up in a contractor's sweetheart deal
A losing lobbyist claims a councilman switched after failing to get his pals in on the deal
Privatization of Houston's municipal golf courses has been a bad deal for everybody but the operators. But golfers and taxpayers had best look out: the city's on the verge of giving away two more of it courses.