Paul Bettencourt: Voters are lazy and dumb.Paul Bettencourt, the Republican who never met a government that couldn't be smaller, is in court this week leading the charge against the new drainage fees in Houston. Voters approved the fees in a referendum, but Bettencourt, according to the Hous ... More >>
Paul Bettencourt threw Harris County politics into a tizzy when he announced, shortly after his successful re-election bid in November, that he didn't want the job after all.A lucrative private-sector job was available, he said, and he had to take it.Which meant that the Harris County Commissioners ... More >>
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