Jerry King

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Devil in the Details

    Local government contractor Fred Martinez credits God for his success. His critics cite more earthly forces.

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Mystery

    Why Lee Brown hired Jerry King as public works director

  • News

    October 7, 1999


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

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Down the Drain

    Downsizing may not be treating city water workers -- or what we drink-- safely

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    Troubled Waters

    Contract abuses pump up costs for city's beleaguered bottling project

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    Marriage Contract

    The Scotts' personal public-private partnership really paid off in city projects

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    On Back Order

    A year into Lee Brown's administration, the big fixes that Public Works needs to make still haven't come through

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Hammerin' Helen and Mister Mild

    A feud flares between a former city councilwoman and her successor

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Going the Distance

    Houston's John Kelley has pursued his dream of bringing the Olympics to Houston for years, despite all odds. Now he's official.

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    The Great Non-Communicator

    Houston's new mayor is working as hard as, or harder than, his predecessors. Now if only he could find a way to tell people about it.

  • News

    June 25, 1998

    Obstacle Courses

    Several somebodies weren't doing their jobs when these Greenspoint-area sidewalks were built

  • News

    May 28, 1998

    Pushing a Project

    Why was Crestwood suddenly elevated to VIP (very important pavement) status?

  • News

    May 7, 1998

    Sidewalk Service

    Houston taxpayers pick up the tab for the sidewalk and driveway at a private residence

  • News

    February 19, 1998