Daily Archives: March 27, 2011

Weekend link dump for March 27

Spring is here, spring is here, life is skittles and life is beer… All talk, and no action, that’s our Republican Congress. The only quibble I have with this is that it needed to give more hate to people who … Continue reading

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More on the drainage fee exemptions

Here’s the Chron story about the Mayor’s change in direction to exempt churches and schools from the new drainage fee. Under previous numbers published by the administration, exempting those institutions would raise the monthly fee on other property owners by … Continue reading

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School district reserves

Rick Perry sure does like the idea of spending other people’s money. Pressed on using the Rainy Day Fund to help close of the state‚Äôs massive budget shortfall and avoid dramatic cuts, particularly to school funding, Gov. Rick Perry earlier … Continue reading

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St. Joseph’s Hospital on the auction block

Another ownership change is coming for the venerable hospital. St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston’s oldest hospital, will be put up for auction next month, five years after its then-Catholic owners sold majority shares to a North Carolina-based for-profit company. Hospital … Continue reading

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New judge in DeLay associates’ case

Meet the new judge, fourth in a series: The co-defendants of Tom DeLay, who was convicted last fall of conspiring to launder corporate money into political donations, will be tried before state District Judge David Crain, according to a court … Continue reading

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