Businessmen who had proposed to develop Houston's fondly remembered AstroWorld amusement park face a civil judgment that could total more than $100 million after a jury in a long-running investor-fraud lawsuit sided with their jilted investors.
Saying there needs to be more transparency in how property taxes are assessed in Texas, the head of the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled legislation that would reduce the maximum increase allowed in taxes on individual properties.
Progress is being made in Texas toward defeating the school-to-prison pipeline. On Monday, House Bill 674 constructed by Representative Eric Johnson of Dallas’s District 100, was passed into law by Governor Greg Abbott.
A Houston-area psychiatrist has been convicted by a federal jury for his role in a $158 million Medicare fraud scheme, according to the US Department of Justice (DOJ).
Riaz Mazcuri, MD, 65, from Harris County, Texas, who also spells his name Riyaz Mazkouri, according t...