in Houston, Texas
Tuesday, 02/12/2013 - 03:01PM | By Mark Lisheron
Memo to southeast Texas oil companies: you might want to have your people give your local tax bills the old once over before sending off a...
Thursday, 02/07/2013 - 02:42PM | By Mark Lisheron
A quartet of the most powerful legislators in Texas filed bills Thursday to make available to the public detailed financial information from most local...
Tuesday, 02/05/2013 - 03:47PM | By Mark Lisheron
Texas District Judge Lora Livingston Tuesday ruled the state is not obliged to tell the public how much it pays in pensions to former members of the...
Monday, 02/04/2013 - 12:33PM | By Mark Lisheron
Having followed Texas Watchdog’s coverage of Austin’s rail rapture, you can be forgiven for assuming the movement remains earthbound...
Friday, 02/01/2013 - 04:37PM | By Mark Lisheron
Grief-stricken that after spending $7.66 trillion to get us going again our economy is shrinking and our unemployment is growing, I turned this week to...
Wednesday, 01/30/2013 - 04:49PM | By Mark Lisheron
You can already hear a distant drumbeat, the pounding of 40-gallon drums holding printer’s ink. Freshman state Rep. Jonathan Stickland, who...
Tuesday, 01/29/2013 - 03:03PM | By Mark Lisheron
Flush with an oil and gas-generated surplus of nearly $9 billion, Gov. Rick Perry has called for a change in the Texas Constitution to allow the state...
Monday, 01/28/2013 - 04:45PM | By Mark Lisheron
With the unveiling today of a new report on the cost of expanding Medicaid under Obamacare, we are confident we have now heard the last three words on...
Friday, 01/25/2013 - 03:54PM | By Mark Lisheron
Having not quite championed four little known, underloved and potentially endangered salamanders here in Central Texas, you can imagine my excitement...
Thursday, 01/24/2013 - 01:25PM | By Mark Lisheron
Imagine if you were to hold a fundraiser for terminally ill children from abusive homes, raised a potful of money and used it to pay your rent. In...
Wednesday, 01/23/2013 - 12:55PM | By Mark Lisheron
The historic courthouses of Texas, without which the lemonade, chewing tobacco and dominoes industries would have long ago collapsed, are themselves...
Tuesday, 01/22/2013 - 11:11AM | By Mark Lisheron
Before adding the $5.4 billion Democratic state Rep. Lon Burnam says was cruelly torn from the public education budget in the last session, the...
Video
KTRK: On Big Screens for Billionaires, Comptroller Susan Combs Silent
Related Blogs and Media
Houston Home Listing Photo of the Day: The Watering Hole 1114 B Potomac Dr. [HAR] … Read...
Update:1 year 5 months
Swamplot
Comment of the Day: Still Missing the Good Ol’ Days “I was born in ’91, so I never got to experience the little mom and pop stores (hardware store or otherwise). I wish I could have...
Update:1 year 5 months
Swamplot
Nothing Really Happens with This Bed Bug Shutdown Notice and Implosion Threat Posted to a Westheimer Strip Center Mattress Store “The movie finally makes a reasonable amount of sense now” after 4 years of work on it, writes producer Joseph Graham on the...
Update:1 year 5 months
Swamplot
Swamplot Sponsor: Central Bank Swamplot’s sponsor today is Houston’s own Central Bank. Thanks for the continuing support! Central Bank has 4 (central) Houston...
Update:1 year 5 months
Swamplot
The Next Food Hall Coming to Downtown Houston Will Be a Storeful of Open Kitchens If you’re just coming up to speed on the whole food hall thing, remember this: It’s not a food court, it’s a food hall....
Update:1 year 5 months
Swamplot
Amazon Will Swallow Whole Foods Whole For those who expected Whole Foods Market to shop itself to a fellow grocery store chain and not a powerful company experimenting with...
Update:1 year 5 months
Swamplot
This Century’s Rise in Home Prices; Rare Local Air Monitoring Equipment Exhibited at Museum Houston-Area Home Prices Have Increased Nearly 30% Since 2000, Finds Harvard Study [Houston Chronicle] Stream, AMD To Develop 5-Story...
Update:1 year 5 months
Swamplot
Daily Demolition Report: Feagan, and Again, and Again Swamplot’s Daily Demolition Report lists buildings that received City of Houston demolition permits the previous weekday. Demolition is...
Update:1 year 5 months
Swamplot
Blessed are the Poor: Examining opposition to debtors-prison legislation Texas State Sen. Paul Bettencourt was quoted by the Associated Press (June 11) criticizing debtors-prison legislation (SB 1913) which...
Update:1 year 5 months
Grits for Breakfast
Houston Home Listing Photo of the Day: The Vault 14759 Oak Bend Dr. [HAR] … Read...
Update:1 year 5 months
Swamplot
Tweets
Karen Townsend | 6 years 6 months
"Patrick F. Kennedy is a career foreign service officer" - http://t.co/GOrCe0IS
Peter Corbett ✈ | 6 years 6 months
I'm at McCarran International Airport (LAS) w/ @almacy http://t.co/KvmId07i
KERA Public Media | 6 years 6 months
TONIGHT at 7pm on KERA TV: Presidential Debate: Learn more at PBS NewsHour. http://t.co/Z9kYdun8
PBS MediaShift | 6 years 6 months
Tech Snafus Make Bill O'Reilly/Jon Stewart 'Rumble' More of a Stumble http://t.co/4OfeBlrG (@kegill | @pbsmediashift) #rumble2012
Will Sullivan | 6 years 6 months
Great addition, been burned too much by bad subs. "Google Play Announces Free Trials For In-App Subscription Services" http://t.co/TOLgRVak
TxDOT | 6 years 6 months
I-35W/North Tarrant Express #constantcontact http://t.co/QDzrQumu
keyetv | 6 years 6 months
Serial shotgun robbers suspects arrested. http://t.co/ka8T4U9B
Karen Townsend | 6 years 6 months
Aren't State Dept career people suppose to be non-partisan? Not the political appointees, the career people. #Libya
© 2018 TEXAS WATCHDOG and USELABS. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use and Privacy Statement