Houston Matters

Houston Controller Looking Out For Fraud, Waste In Harvey Recovery Efforts

Houston City Controller Chris Brown just launched the Harvey Recovery Oversight Committee. Its members are tasked with preventing fraud and waste.

Houston City Controller Chris Brown.

Earlier this week,Houston City Controller Chris Browntalked with New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer. Why? To discuss best practices learned fromSuperstorm Sandy, which hit the northeast in 2012.

We talk with Controller Brown about what he learned and other measures his office has taken in Harvey recovery efforts.