This year's Houston General Election is October 5, 2010
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Posted  September 16, 2010

Your vote can make big changes in Houston this year.
If you will be unable to vote on October 5th:
Early In-Person voting is available between September 20th and October 4th.
Absentee voting by mail (or fax) must be received by the clerk no later than September 28.
Do council actions constitute misappropriation of public funds?
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Posted  April 18, 2010

A City Council Special Meeting is scheduled for Monday morning at 9:00am. The sole agenda item is council approval of an updated Ordinance 10-02, an ordinance detailing, among other things, admission that the council did not act in accordance with Alaska State Statutes, and "acted inappropriately in authorizing the allocation of public funds" when it used funds from the city's Land Account for the purchase of equipment for the city's controversial "Station-92".  Public hearing is scheduled for Monday morning at 8:30am.
News reports about Houston's Police Department & Budget wildly inaccurate
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Posted  April 15, 2010

News reports based on interviews with Lance Wilson this week concerning Houston’s Police Department have been wildly inaccurate.
Houston spending breaks all previous records
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Updated:  November 5, 2009

This year, the City of Houston's spending budget is up from last year by an unprecedented 44% ($417,520).
Does a bigger budget mean growth and prosperity for Houston?  Government spending, in and of itself, is not bad as long as they're spending it wisely and have the money to spend.
Tracking the City of Houston's budget since 2005.
Should Houston become a first-class city?
Houston voters consider city reclassification

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Updated:  October 4, 2009

On Tuesday, October 6th, City of Houston voters headed for the polls may be in for a surprise this year.  In addition to the 2 council seats on the ballot are no less than four ballot propositions, all introduced by the City Council.  Three of these propositions are centered around an attempt to reclassify Houston from a second-class to a first-class city.