I spent a day in Washington, D.C. on Friday visiting the Smithsonian, the National Archive, the Capitol Building and a number of other sights in our nation's capitol. Naturally, my phone was well used. In fact, the battery was essentially spent by the time I headed back to where I was staying late i ... More >>
The Keystone XL Pipeline has a lot of proponents, and it shouldn't come as a shock -- though it somehow still seems surprising, because, you know, it's Canada -- that one of those proponents is the Canadian government. Yup, that place to the north where people say "Eh" a lot and take the Queen very ... More >>
How Metro and its president Frank Wilson got so far off track.
Today's installment of the Frank Wilson Survival Watch is our last -- the Metro president announced his resignation at a meeting this afternoon -- but that doesn't mean Wilson is completely dead to Metro. He's still got quite a bit of cash coming to him, thanks to generous contract stipulations t ... More >>
How long will the embattled Metro president last? Hair Balls presents today's installment of the Frank Wilson Survival Watch. 1. Ed Emmett won't muddy the Frank Wilson waters. Yet. Along with appointing two members to Metro's Board of Directors, there's no question that the county has a stake in ... More >>
In the last several months, things could not have gone worse for Metro president Frank Wilson. When Annise Parker was elected mayor, it seemed only a matter of time before Wilson was ousted from the agency. Parker was critical of Metro during her campaign, and her criticism continued after the el ... More >>
The Metro board called a special meeting yesterday afternoon to hold a private executive session to discuss attorney Lloyd Kelley's lawsuit against Metro, which deals with all that alleged document shredding. But the board also used the opportunity to release the findings from UHY Advisors, a ... More >>
To hear Mayor Annise Parker tell it, it's only a matter of time before Metro's president, Frank Wilson, is gone. At a press conference yesterday where the mayor announced her nominees for new Metro board members, Wilson was the hot topic. Parker had just returned from Washington, D.C., where she ... More >>