Subject:

Bob Lanier

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    December 4, 2008

    All Political Roads Lead Back To Bob Lanier

    Via Lone Star Times, we got word of the latest musings of Ana Marie Cox (the original Wonkette) in The Daily Beast. (Enough links for one sentence?)Cox writes about unlikely partnerships in the DC political world.And the top one in her list of five is....the unlikely crew of current Washington power ... More >>

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    August 28, 2003

    All Aboard the Love Train

    Brown's last-minute signal keeps rail on track

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    May 8, 2003

    Peace Train?

    Bob and Bill talk up a Metro rail deal, but Butch isn't buying it

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    July 11, 2002

    Mayoral Minority Report

    Who can avert the 2003 runoff from hell?

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Lobbyists

    Dave and Sue Walden

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    May 31, 2001

    The Triple Crown

    Sick of Mayor Brown? Turned off by everyone else around? Try these alternatives for 2003.

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Mystery

    Why Lee Brown hired Jerry King as public works director

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    June 15, 2000

    Don't Dump Your Debt on Me

    A miffed Lanier makes common cause with the controller

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    October 7, 1999

    Insider

    Not Ready for Prime Time. Continental may have taught the mayor how to fly right

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    May 6, 1999

    The Killer-est B

    Forget Biggio, Bagwell, Bell. Move over, Barkley. The sports figure of the decade is...

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    April 29, 1999

    Digging Up the Dirt

    Indictments are only an interim phase of the public works probe

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    February 11, 1999

    Kingwood Legal Follies

    Brown rushed in where Lanier feared to tread

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    July 16, 1998

    No Account

    Secrecy and lack of oversight plague housing programs

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    July 16, 1998
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    March 26, 1998

    Situational Ethics

    As Jew Don Boney has moved upward in public life, have his values changed to meet his needs rather than those of his constituents?

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    February 12, 1998

    No Shame

    Real people are being evicted from the Fourth Ward. And real people are responsible for their plight.

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    January 8, 1998
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    November 6, 1997
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    October 23, 1997
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    October 16, 1997
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    October 2, 1997

    Why Don't They Want This Man to Be Mayor?

    George Greanias is smart. He's honest. He's independent. But Bob Lanier and his friends are pulling out the stops to see that Greanias doesn't return to City Hall.

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    July 3, 1997
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    June 19, 1997

    Trawling in Deep Water

    Peary Perry's lawsuit against the city may indeed have implications for the November mayoral election -- but perhaps not the ones Perry and his lawyer have in mind

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    June 5, 1997

    Between Friends

    A federal audit suggests the Lanier administration gave a sweetheart deal to one of the mayor's buddies -- then failed to ensure that taxpayers' money was properly spent.

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    March 20, 1997
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    February 20, 1997
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    January 16, 1997
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    December 19, 1996
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    December 12, 1996
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    October 24, 1996

    The Usual Suspect(s)

    If Lanier aide Dave Walden isn't running the Prop One campaign, who is?

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    September 26, 1996

    Mr. Stevens' Neighborhood

    Dollar-a-year mayoral assistant Michael Stevens has been given unprecedented power and funding to transform the inner city. And he answers to just one man.

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    September 12, 1996

    Field Day

    Under Bob Lanier and director Bill Smith, the city's Parks Department has been on a budget-busting blowout. But who's counting, right?

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    September 5, 1996

    Political Art

    When Bob Lanier went after CACHH, maybe all he really wanted was a little respect

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    July 4, 1996
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    February 22, 1996
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    February 1, 1996

    In the Rough

    The golf course giveaway is falling apart, but some city workers are paying the price

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    January 25, 1996
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    January 25, 1996

    Forecast: Raining Stadiums

    Forget the committee -- the city's sports future already is being negotiated by the mayor

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    December 28, 1995

    After him, the deluge

    Thank the Lord, Jesus Christ above, this is Bob Lanier's last term as mayor of Houston. Now that he's bankrupt every city service, he's leaving the whole mess to somebody else. But who?

  • News

    December 7, 1995

    Stadia Boys

    A new panel is suiting up to customize the city's sports future in private

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    August 31, 1995
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    August 17, 1995

    Houston's Housing

    For years, the city has been promising housing for the poor. But those promises have been trampled by politics and a desire for quick profits.

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    June 29, 1995
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    June 1, 1995
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    May 4, 1995

    Springtime for Bob

    Lanier worship reaches an apogee at the mayor's million-dollar bash

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    March 30, 1995

    Spare the Mayor, Kill the Story

    How one disgruntled reader got satisfaction from the Chronicle

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    March 2, 1995

    All About Elyse

    After years of making Mayor Bob presentable, Houston's First Lady is ready to get serious. Seriously.

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    February 23, 1995

    Gunning for Greanias

    The mayor and his city attorney try to make the controller the issue -- again

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    January 26, 1995

    Running at Lanier

    Mayor Bob casts a long shadow over the Tyra-Peavy runoff

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    December 22, 1994

    BOSS Hall

    As Ben Hall prepares to leave City Hall, questions are again being raised about his involvement in the doling out of city business. But Hall says the law allows him to do pretty much as he pleases.

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