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Bill King has been writing about public policy issues, politics and economics for decades. This blog is a compilation of his previous posts, editorials and columns and a continuation of that tradition.

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I recently returned from nearly three weeks of touring the United Kingdom and Ireland. Some of you that followed my posts about the trip on Facebook seem to have the misconception that this was a pleasure trip. I can assure you that was not the......

Early voting on the proposed $2.5 billion of new bonds for the Harris County Flood Control District begins on Wednesday (August 8). The regular election day is Saturday, August 25. You can find the schedule for early voting and early voting locations [here] and a list......

Recently, I ran across some news reports about a neighborhood that was fighting a new townhouse project on some adjacent property on the basis that it would degrade drainage in their area.  There is so much misinformation out there right now about the dynamics of......

In its never-ending quest to nickel and dime Houstonians out of every last dollar, the City of Houston recently announced that it will begin charging for some of the parking spaces at Memorial Park.  The City has said that the revenue will help maintain the......