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Posts on ‘August 18th, 2017’

Friday random ten – Back to back, part one

I’m baaaaaaaaaack… 1. Back Door Santa – Bon Jovi 2. Back Home Again In Indiana – Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins & Stan Getz 3. Back In Baby’s Arms – Patsy Cline 4. Back In Love Again – LTD 5. Back In My Arms Again – The Supremes 6. Back In The Day – Blues Traveler […]

Bond issue set for November

Should be pretty straightforward, though I suppose you never know. November’s ballot will feature $495 million in public improvement bonds after City Council agreed Wednesday to send the package to Houston voters. The general bonds, which would not require a tax hike, would fund improvements to libraries and parks, as well as items like new […]

RK Sandill for State Supreme Court

Very good news, from the inbox: The Supreme Court of Texas is elected to serve all of the nearly 28 million residents of our great state. Yet, after more than two decades of one-party rule, today’s Court is increasingly out of touch with the needs of everyday Texans. On issues from public school finance to […]

Texas Central picks builders

Noted for the record. Backers of a Texas bullet train are moving to the next stop, selecting a team to build the Houston-to-Dallas line, despite not having a clear shot – yet – at construction. Texas Central on Monday morning announced it reached agreement with Irving-based Fluor Enterprises and The Lane Construction Corporation, based in […]