Houston Matters

Reservoir Lawsuit Ruling, And High-Speed Rail: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The News

The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.

A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to a rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of it all.

This week, our panel weighs in on these stories:

  • A federal judge saying property owners downstream of the Addicks and Barker dams have no grounds to sue over controlled releases that flooded their homes in 2017

  • No real developments in the private effort to establish high-speed rail between Houston and Dallas, but there are now mock-ups of the inside of the train that doesn’t exist yet

Our panel of non-experts this week includes: