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A Closer Look at Mayor Parker’s $5.1 Budget Budget Proposal

Last week, Houston Mayor Annise Parker unveiled a $5.1 billion budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins on July 1. The 2016 fiscal year budget proposal is the last of Mayor Parker’s administration. We talk about where the majority of funds are going, how this could shape a mayoral race whose candidates have […]

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Last week, Houston Mayor Annise Parker unveiled a $5.1 billion budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins on July 1. The 2016 fiscal year budget proposal is the last of Mayor Parker's administration.

We talk about where the majority of funds are going, how this could shape a mayoral race whose candidates have mentioned city finances as a top priority, and where the city budget goes from here. We welcome your questions for Houston Chronicle City Hall reporter Mike Morris.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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