David Mincberg

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    HISD's Former Board President Moves On In Portland

    Cathy Mincberg, the longtime political semi-honcho who once was HISD's board president and left the district as its chief business officer, is now leaving her latest gig.She had been chief operations officer of the Portland school system, but now she is becoming the V-P and chief academic officer fo ... More >>

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    November 24, 2008

    Democratic-Donating Chron Editorialist Leaves Paper

    Andrea Georgsson, the Houston Chronicle editorial writer who got in hot water for donating to Democratic candidates, has left the paper.Bloghouston points us to an item on the blog of Richard Prince, who follows black issues in the journalism world, where the news broke.Georgsson, who formerly was a ... More >>

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    October 28, 2008

    The 2008 Voting Charts: The County Judge Race

    Part two of our look at local races, in chart form, concentrates on the Harris County Judge race. County Judge is an extremely important position that flies under the radar of most people. The two candidates for the office aren't exactly changing that. David Mincberg is Bill White's former housing ... More >>

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    October 15, 2008

    Don't Ask Me No Questions

    The conservative blogs in town have been a bit up in arms, rightly so, that a Houston Chronicle editorial writer has donated $250 each to Barack Obama and Democratic county judge candidate David Mincberg. Blogger Kevin Whited wrote to Steve Jetton, the Chron's reader rep, with some reasonable quest ... More >>

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    September 9, 2008

    David Mincberg: Out To Get Cattle Rustlers

    The position of Harris County Judge is essentially similar to being the mayor of a city of four million people. Which would be a pretty damn big city, with all the problems of the modern urban era. Or it could be like the County Extension agent in some rural Texas outpost, passing out leaflets on b ... More >>

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    August 27, 2008

    Free Housing For Mentally Ill Inmates Proposed

    One idea talked about during a mental illness forum was building free housing for mentally ill inmates released from Harris County Jail. David Mincberg, who is running against Ed Emmett for County Judge, believes such housing can be built in the city, publicly funded with federal money, and staffed ... More >>

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    August 23, 2007
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    July 24, 2007
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    May 17, 2001

    HISD's $2 Million Man

    A shadowy California consultant rakes in school district cash

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    January 13, 2000

    Political Sex Change

    Guess who's embracing GOP family values?

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    January 14, 1999

    Raising a Red Flag

    Former Bellaire High School student shakes things up in the Capitol

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    October 16, 1997
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    February 1, 1996
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    August 24, 1995

    Party Pooper

    The Democratic chairman takes a power struggle personally

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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 16, 1995