Financing casinos since 1993.
That #$@%!@# groundhog better be right!
News media: Rupert Murdoch's Daily: Who needs paper? | The Economist
The 'iPad-olution' of news media begins. *snicker*
The Virus of Hysteria by Theodore Dalrymple - City Journal
Health Care Advocates Offer Emotional Pleas — Health and Human Services Commission | The Texas Tribune
Wanted: Editing. That is all.
tags: Texas Tribune
Today's featured video: City of Houston's budget shortfall balloons to $53 million, from MyFoxHouston | Texas Watchdog
I've got an idea, let's spend money on the City Hall farmer's market and give $3 Million to the Dynamo.
tags: The Houston Way
Texas state legislators eye pension funds during budget crunch, but will their own retirement plan hit the chopping block? | Texas Watchdog
A reasonable question.
tags: The 82nd
Poll: Most Texans want statewide smoking ban | Houston Business Journal
That's because only about 30% smoke. Funny that you don't hear "tyranny of the majority" on these issues.
Even proven programs face the Texas budget ax | Houston & Texas News | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Oh Noz!!!! That'll make people clamor for a tax increase during tough times. Maybe Texas Parent PAC can write a check to Texas to cover the program? Nah.....
tags: Teach the Children
Texas educators seek flexibility, fewer budget cuts from state | Houston & Texas News | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Schools want more money? In related news, snow is cold.
Rick Casey: Yet another phony story goes viral | Rick Casey | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
"Skepticism was the right response." Which this has in common with most of the stuff in ChronBlog. Especially stuff from the Apple Dumpling Gang, Casey and the Teen columnist.
Brewery measure again on tap in Texas Legislature | Business | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Try, try, try again.
U.S. to miss electric car goal, study says | National | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
The funny thing is, you couldn't charge them today.
Come on out, the market's open | Houston & Texas News | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
At least the City has it's priorities in order........(/sarcasm)
Broken water pipes at power plants cited in outages | Facebook | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
"Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said this is something that "should not happen." Couldn't they just leave them on drip?
Dynamo clear final stadium hurdle; groundbreaking set | Soccer | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
As their performance on the field fades, they get a nice new playground financed, in part, by taxpayer dollars in times of financial distress.
OIG clears Jones of allegations regarding firehouse visit | Houston & Texas News | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Good. Politicians should be allowed to speak their minds, and voters should vote accordingly.
Chron: City to contribute another $3 million to soccer stadium (blogHOUSTON - The Stream)
They should really take a look at the HCA solution.
Crisis in Texas! Bipartisan Solution!
Maybe they're lonely?
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