Houston Matters

Will Rockets’ Trade of Donatas Motiejunas Actually Go Through?

Posted on · The Houston Rockets traded Donatas Motiejunas to the Detroit Pistons before last week’s NBA trade deadline. Except, maybe they didn’t. D-Mo’s been out with a sore back, and, according to Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy, the NBA granted Detroit an extension to complete the trade until today (Feb. 22. 2016) at 5 p.m. CT. We […]

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Could Houston Become Another Detroit?

Posted on · Moody's Investors Service recently affirmed the City of Houston's Aa2 credit rating. It's a good grade, based on a generally robust economy. But Moody's also changed its outlook for Houston from "stable" to "negative." Why? The city's growing pension costs — $3 billion and counting. Houston is hardly the only city in America facing looming […]

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Paxton Indictment and Houston’s Financial Struggles: Monday’s Show (Aug. 3, 2015)

Posted on · The New York Times reports a grand jury has indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on multiple felony charges. According to The Times, the attorney general is facing three counts of securities fraud, including failure to register with the state securities board. The charges are set to be unveiled as early as today, the same […]