Local government contractor Fred Martinez credits God for his success. His critics cite more earthly forces.
Why Lee Brown hired Jerry King as public works director
Not Ready for Prime Time. Continental may have taught the mayor how to fly right
Downsizing may not be treating city water workers -- or what we drink-- safely
Contract abuses pump up costs for city's beleaguered bottling project
The Scotts' personal public-private partnership really paid off in city projects
A year into Lee Brown's administration, the big fixes that Public Works needs to make still haven't come through
A feud flares between a former city councilwoman and her successor
Houston's John Kelley has pursued his dream of bringing the Olympics to Houston for years, despite all odds. Now he's official.
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.
Several somebodies weren't doing their jobs when these Greenspoint-area sidewalks were built
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