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The First Pay-to-Play Endorsement Is In

  On Friday, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Houston (“ACEC”) endorsed Sylvester Turner for a second term.  The endorsement letter read, in part, “Mayor Turner has demonstrated his commitment to investing in and improving the infrastructure of...

Rapes in Houston Up 121% in Last Four Years

The Texas Department of Public Safety recently released its annual report for crime in Texas for 2017.[i]  There are several troubling results for Houston but the number that jumps off the page is that rape was up by 13% in 2017, increasing from 1,210 to 1,366 rapes. ...