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Mayor Pushing Harder On Pension Funds

Posted on · Mayor Annise Parker is pushing hard for more transparency from the city's three pension funds. She says she would even file a lawsuit against the funds if they don't release information to help her balance the city budget.

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The City of Houston Pension Dilemma Continues

Posted on · Tomorrow, Houston Mayor Annise Parker will get a report from a council created task force on how to tackle the rising pension obligations. Parker has a lot of juggling to do, as she tries to protect the city's credit rating and minimize cuts to city services and workers.

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City Prepares for Inauguration

Posted on · Houston's inauguration ceremony will be a day later than usual to save the city money.  Today — January second — would be the normal day for the ceremony but it's a city holiday — so to save on overtime the mayor and city council will be sworn in tomorrow instead.