Law & Order

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Houston Press: The Legal ‘Pay for Play’ Secrecy of Economic Development Councils

This Focus On the Fort Bend EDC exposes how all Economic Development Councils are legally allowed to operate partly in the shadows, even while accepting money from taxpayer funded organizations like Katy ISD, Fort Bend County and Harris County. FORT BEND COUNTY (The Houston Press) – At just after 7 a.m. on a mid-September day, […]

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Elderly Drivers: Have the talk before driving problems arise, offer ride options

In Texas, driving a car is practically viewed as an inalienable right – and in most cities, a necessity. So what happens when someone’s age makes it risky to keep driving? Many elderly people consider driving essential to remaining independent and being an active member of the community. Any discussion about taking the keys away […]

Grand Jury Takes No Action Against Planned Parenthood – Two Others Indicted

HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – After a lengthy investigation by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, the Texas Rangers, and the Houston Police Department, a Harris County grand jury took no action Monday against Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Inc. (PPGC). For more than two months, the 232nd Grand Jury extensively reviewed the joint investigation into allegations […]

Secretly Recording Private Conversations. Is It Legal?

How many times have you been talking to someone you trust, or even someone you don’t know that well, and casually said: “Well, just between you and me” or “Off the record”? You may think those phrases give you some protection that your statement won’t be repeated at all or at least won’t be attributed […]

Was Your Car Towed Illegally? Know Your Rights

If you’ve ever had your car towed, you know that sinking feeling, which can range from fear to frustration to embarrassment. Not to mention, it never happens at a good time. Common reactions include: “Was my car stolen?”, “Did I park somewhere else?” or, “Oh no, I better not have been towed!” While legal towing […]