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Annise Parker

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  • Mayor Parker announces new jobs

    Mayor Parker announces new jobs
    Just hours after winning her second term as Houston Mayor, Annise Parker is thanking the city by announcing 300 new jobs that are up for grabs. Health care insurance provider Ameri-Group has moved into southwest Houston and they’re going to need...
  • Separated At Birth

    Separated At Birth
    Separated at birth…You know when you look like someone else or they look like you? Officially called a doppleganger, they say everybody has one. I get this a lot. People say I look like Paul Tuttle Jr. from American Chopper. I also get this, not...
  • Mayor Annise Parker starts term two

    Mayor Annise Parker starts term two
    After basically running against herself, Mayor Annise Parker was inaugurated this morning. The Mayor focused on the positives during her inaugural comments saying, “It's time to acknowledge how much goes right in Houston. We're home to the...
  • Houston Firefighter Layoffs Extinguished

    Houston Firefighter Layoffs Extinguished
    The wrath of pink slips has passed by the Houston Fire Department. The city and the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association are reaching a compromise. Meaning no layoffs at the Houston Fire Department. Both sides met for several days trying to...
  • Down The Drain

    Down The Drain
    Oopsey daisy! Mayor Annise Parker says her administration messed up by telling voters the average monthly drainage fee would only be $5.   Come to find out, it was at the time, but is actually more like an average of $8-25. “I stood before you a...
  • Houston Red Light Camera Election Ruled Invalid

    Houston Red Light Camera Election Ruled Invalid
    Just when we thought the red light war was over a Houston federal judge ruled last November’s referendum to take down the red light cameras is invalid. According to the judge it wasn't supposed to be on the ballot in the first place. By law the...
  • Red-Light Camera Tickets Start Sunday

    Red-Light Camera Tickets Start Sunday
    By now we all know city council decided to turn a blind eye to what Houstonian residents want and now the red light cameras are back!  The cameras never went anywhere and have been sitting unused until two-weeks ago when Mayor Annise Parker had them...
  • Red-Light Cameras, Red-Hot Debate

    Last week some Democratic office-holders including the maor of New Haven, re-launched the annual and so-far-unsuccessful legislative push to legalize red-light enforcement cameras in Connecticut. That sparked now-familiar arguments pro (saving lives,...
  • Equal marriage rights protest for GLBT

    Equal marriage rights protest for GLBT
    Members of the gay and lesbian community weren’t entirely feeling the love in Texas this Valentine’s Day. The Foundation for Family and Marriage Equality organized a demonstration at the Harris County Clerk’s Office for legalized gay...