Steve Radack

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    June 26, 2013

    Harris County Commissioners Court Pushes the Astrodome Plan on Down the Line

    There was a full house at the Harris County Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday morning. Seriously, people were packed into the room like so many sardines in a can all to see what will be the next step in plans to repurpose the Astrodome. County Judge Ed Emmett noted wryly that anyone expecting ... 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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    March 7, 2002

    Leaches in the Mist

    Plus: Percentile Dysfunction, More Math Wrath, Double Dribbles

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    January 10, 2002

    Political Flights of Fancy

    Dem Hispanic stars collide while a resigning judge targets the county attorney

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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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    July 20, 2000

    GOP Inc.

    How "Scary" Gary Polland turned his party apparatus into a political slot machine

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    June 8, 2000

    Political Winds of Change

    A new county study predicts an explosive minority population increase

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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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    August 19, 1999

    Approaching Death At The County Morgue

    For three years as Harris County's chief medical examiner, Dr. Joye Carter has been haunted by controversy. Can she survive?

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    August 5, 1999

    Dubious Deal

    Special tax zones are already stimulating growth-a thriving cottage industry of attorneys, lobbyists, high paid consultants, developers and questionable financial projections

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    July 1, 1999
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    July 16, 1998
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    November 20, 1997

    Sports Afield

    The Harris County-Houston Sports Authority is a parody of a public body. But who's got time for the niceties of democracy when you're trying to keep Drayton McLane happy?

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    November 6, 1997

    The Mall That Ate Katy

    Big money, big lobbyists, big tax breaks. The Mills Corporation is bringing one of its "megamalls" to Katy, and it's hardly business as usual in the little town on the prairie.

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    March 27, 1997
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    November 21, 1996
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    October 3, 1996
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    August 1, 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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    April 7, 1994
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    January 27, 1994

    Wanna Buy a RoboDome?

    The city's sports tycoons maneuver for inside position, and the questions mount: Who needs it? Why? At what cost?