City overtime demotion scheme gains a checkered flag
Why was Crestwood suddenly elevated to VIP (very important pavement) status?
Houston taxpayers pick up the tab for the sidewalk and driveway at a private residence
Latest audit shows more evidence that the Public Works & Engineering Department made deals with taxpayer money without checking with City Council
An audit of the Greater Houston Wastewater Program uncovers significant flaws in testing and inspections
Under director Jimmie Schindewolf, the city's public works department has averted its eyes from shoddy work, mismanagement -- and corruption.
The city has been doling out millions in no-bid contracts to outside consultants on public works projects. sometimes the results aren't pretty.
Bob Lanier's frenzied program to repave Houston's streets has been wildly popular in the neighborhoods but it's come at a steep cost to taxpayers. As Press staff writer Bob Burtman reveals in the first of a series of reports on the city's public works mak