Term limits and raw ambition send local politicos on holiday shopping sprees
Migraine Mills. All-consuming paths converge at Katy's megamall
Special tax zones are already stimulating growth-a thriving cottage industry of attorneys, lobbyists, high paid consultants, developers and questionable financial projections
The city of Houston is being carved into special taxing districts, promising windfalls for some, financial burdens for others
The Sierra Club got paid off, but a developer's bizarre problems continue
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.