Franco Lee

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    July 26, 2012

    Damn, It's Good To Be A Harris County Commissioner

    A couple of things became pretty obvious after rifling through the Harris County Commissioner campaign finance records -- one, these dudes got a lot of money, like, millions of it. And two, Commissioner Steve Radack LOVES the Denis' Seafood House. So in spirit of these revelations, here's five rea ... More >>

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    October 3, 2011

    Finally, We Have A County Commissioner Named Cactus Jack

    Commissioner Cactus Jack Cagle​If you're going to replace a roguish rascal like Jerry Eversole on the powerful commissioners court, which you pretty much have to since he's entered a guilty plea in a corruption trial, how better to do it than with someone named Cactus Jack? Keeps the whole so ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010

    Dogging the Dome

    An extensive investigation has uncovered secret plans for the Astrodome's future.

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    January 27, 2010

    Dynamo May Go Uptown For A New Stadium

    ‚ÄčKTRK's Miya Shay reported an interesting development in the never-ending quest to build a stadium for the Houston Dynamo -- the team is considering an offer to build it near the Galleria, instead of the east side of downtown.The idea surfaced at yesterday's Commissioner Court meeting, and Dynamo ... More >>

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    January 18, 2010

    Dynamo Fans Want Their Stadium, Dammit

    Photo by Danny Lopez‚ÄčSince the Dynamo arrived to Houston from San Jose in 2006, there has been talk of building a soccer-specific stadium on the East End. This past Saturday, Dynamo supporters who say they have waited long enough held a rally to support their orange-clad heroes."We come here today ... More >>

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    June 26, 2003
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    April 10, 2003

    He Got Miffed, She Got Even

    Garcia settles some old scores with help from new allies

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    October 31, 2002

    Bye to the Good Ol' Boys?

    The commissioner's race that could break the county mold

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    December 27, 2001

    Too Small for the Two of 'Em

    A nasty divorce forces a UH dean's departure

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    August 30, 2001

    Cracking the Club

    Latinos find little sympathy from Commissioners Court

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    January 27, 2000

    The Insider

    Raging Bull: Rains in pain becomes bane of the HSA board

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    December 16, 1999

    Smooth Operator

    Jack Linvillle transformed a little architecture firm into a leading public contractor -- with help from some well-heeled political pals

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    March 4, 1999

    Has Robert Eckels Lost His Mind?

    Or is the county judge just crazylike a fox?

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    November 13, 1997
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    September 4, 1997

    Sweet Deal

    Why did county commissioners agree to subsidize a swanky golf resort that will benefit a wealthy Harris County developer?

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    May 8, 1997
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    December 12, 1996

    Radack-al Treatment

    What happens when the county's premier good ol' boy tangles with a sensitive '90s-style guy? It ain't pretty.

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    October 3, 1996
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    July 25, 1996
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    February 22, 1996
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    December 28, 1995

    The Passions of Privatization

    V&E joins Heard Goggan in battling the county attorney's office

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    August 31, 1995
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    May 25, 1995
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    March 16, 1995

    My Lunch with George

    Can Lee Brown give a controller indigestion?

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    February 23, 1995

    The Czar's Return

    Lee P. may be headed back to town, with City Hall in his sights

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    December 29, 1994

    The Year of Living Anxiously

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?

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    December 15, 1994

    Sixties Survivor

    Gene Locke rises from the streets to City Hall without disavowing his past

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    October 13, 1994

    Pursuing Jerry

    A former prosecutor finds it was easier to investigate ethically challenged officials than to run against one

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    August 25, 1994

    Losing Track

    Juvenile Probation has gotten out-of-touch with the INS ... and some young criminals it's supposed to supervise