Chronicle Reporter James Pinkerton continues to kill it. His latest Easter Sunday article includes information from the recently obtained disciplinary records for the officers fired and disciplined in the HPD homicide unit scandal. The revelations were countless and shocking. Let me try and summarize the facts. The disciplinary records reveal that the investigation involving (former) […]
As I mentioned earlier, homeowners need to protest their property tax appraisals this year. George Scott over at George Scott Reports has all the information you need to know why: Average property value increases for Harris County homeowners and small to medium range businesses owners that hit 16% to19% and often significantly more in major […]
I skipped the two March meetings of the Shoreacres City Council because of the Republican Party primary, so it was good to be back and see if anything had changed. 3.0 Special Presentations There were two proclamations made this month. First was proclaiming April as “Fair Housing Month” and the second one was proclaiming May […]
One of the most important things that a homeowner must do every year is to check the appraisal value that your local appraisal board has assigned to your property. This year it is especially critical because the appraisal boards know that the economy is relatively strong and in their eyes, that means automatic property appraisal […]
The Harris County District Attorney’s office has a dilemma, compounded by a conflict, in search of a guy name Brady. A month or so ago, there were rumblings around town that a Houston Police Department homicide detective was under investigation. On Friday, Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. called this (former) police officer a […]
UPDATE: In case you missed it, today is April 1st. April Fools’! Wow! In a hastily scheduled news conference this morning, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett announced that he was resigning to take a position with the proposed high-speed rail company, Texas Central Railroad. He issued a brief statement: Good morning and thank […]
It should be a fun evening tomorrow night at the monthly meeting of the Republican Hispanic Citizens in Action (RHCIA). The meeting is at the Cafe Adobe near the intersection of 610 and I10. See you there.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst visited the Downtown Houston Pachyderm Club last Thursday in his bid for re-election: He seemed to be in good spirits and was positive about his chances in the May 27th runoff. He focused on his record, reminding us of not only tax cuts but other bills that he has pushed through […]
As noted earlier, I was unable to meet with every candidate participating in the 2014 Harris County Republican Party primary. One of the candidates that I was unable to meet with, Alicia Franklin, is in the runoff for Judge of the 311th Family Court against embattled incumbent Judge Denise Pratt. Although it would have been […]
The Houston chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans is holding its Third Annual Lincoln Day Dinner this Friday, March 28th. The featured speaker is Congressman Ted Poe. Click the flyer for complete details. These are always fun and informative events. Click here to make your reservations. Hope to see you there!