Some say the councilwoman known for her diatribes is influenced by senior adviser William Park, who last year was banned from the investments industry.
Annise Parker gave a pretty great speech tonight in accepting the win...beginning with the joke about being "the first.....(pause)....Rice graduate" to win a mayor's race in Houston."Didn't duck the family thing at all...But no kiss!!!!We'll have our update from our man on the scene in a bit, but ti ... More >>
As we noted yesterday, most Houstonians have no idea who they want for their next mayor. A poll shows more than two-thirds don't favor any of the candidates, partly as a result of financially crimped campaigns that haven't been able to advertise much yet.Houstonians who were called for the poll a ... More >>
Photo courtesy GHCVBA little more than two months remain before Election Day, and fully two-thirds of voters have no idea who they'll end up supporting, according to the first major poll on the race.KHOU and KUHF's poll, done by Rice's Bob Stein, fully backs up the feeling that the 2009 race has ... More >>
NASA has announced that one of its satellites has collided with a Russian satellite, creating a cloud of space debris that threatens other space objects.They did not say whether red-light cameras played any part in the collision.Scientists say, however, that satellites have never collided in the ... More >>
Houston civil rights attorney Randall Kallinen says the results of an open records lawsuit against the city shows that red light cameras do not work and that city officials have been misleading the public about their benefits.In December, a study authored by Rice University political science Profess ... More >>
We've heard back from Bob Stein, the Rice professor taken to task over his red-light-camera report by attorney Randall Kallinen, who's accused him of buckling under political pressure to change his findings.Stein simply says the allegations against him are untrue. "Read the report," he says, "and re ... More >>
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