Interwoven ethics problems at Houston ISD, Houston Community College, port authority, Harris County -- all one big ball of string

By Jennifer Peebles, Texas Watchdog, August 2011
Filed under: Flash

There’s trouble at the Houston school district. There’s trouble at the port authority. There’s trouble at Houston Community College. There’s trouble at the Harris County government. A casual reader of Houston news might think it’s a coincidence that there’s so much controversy in four of Houston’s largest government agencies. But the ongoing ethics concerns at those four agencies include overlapping casts of characters. And officials’ relationships with contractors and vendors are a common theme in all four – in some cases, they’re the same contractors.

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