A year into Lee Brown's administration, the big fixes that Public Works needs to make still haven't come through
Why was Crestwood suddenly elevated to VIP (very important pavement) status?
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
Did Helen Huey's influence help her son get around the city's building code?