Houston Matters

How Far Do Your Tax Dollars Go Toward Road Funding?

Posted on · Your gas tax dollars and vehicle registration fees are supposed to cover the cost of building and maintaining our road system here in Texas, but a public interest group out of Austin says that’s not the case. A new report from the Texas Public Interest Research Group says drivers actually pay for less than half […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Mayoral Candidates, One Sticker and Snapchat Confessions: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From a lack of female candidates in Houston’s mayoral race, to problems with the roll-out of the state’s “One Sticker” vehicle registration/inspection program, to going to confession via Snapchat: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s Houston news. This week’s panel of non-experts is comprised of: Lorís Simón from Literal: […]

Houston Matters

Texas Vehicles Will Soon Have One Sticker to Rule Them All

Posted on · Beginning March 1, Texas will begin eliminating vehicle inspection stickers that are on the windshields of cars and trucks across the state. Instead of having two separate stickers — the inspection sticker and the registration sticker — there will just be one — the registration sticker. However, drivers will still have to get their vehicles […]