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Bill King talks opportunity, infrastructure

Bill King talks opportunity, infrastructure

King, 67, spent 40 years practicing law and managing businesses. “I find the experience of building something to be very gratifying,” he says. “I have been both successful and unsuccessful. Frankly, while the unsuccessful times were painful, I learned much more from...

Bill King ethics reforms will bring sunshine to city hall

Bill King ethics reforms will bring sunshine to city hall

HOUSTON - Mayoral Candidate Bill King has unveiled a sweeping package of ethics reforms designed to safeguard against corruption and increase accountability and transparency within Houston city government. “Everywhere I travel across this city, people are fed up with...

Mayor Turner not Returning Campaign Dollars from Strip Clubs

Mayor Turner not Returning Campaign Dollars from Strip Clubs

HOUSTON (FOX 26) - He's not giving it back. Mayor Sylvester Turner's re-election campaign says he's keeping at least $50,000 in political contributions extended by the operators of Houston's best known strip clubs - sexually oriented businesses historically linked by...

City of Houston Hires Recorded Despite ‘Hiring Freeze’

City of Houston Hires Recorded Despite ‘Hiring Freeze’

  HOUSTON (FOX 26) - The City of Houston spends lots of your money, billions each year. While much of that cash goes out in big chunks with the approval of city council, a substantial amount, around $400 million, is delivered to vendors without much scrutiny from...

Bill King Reacts to Turner’s Firefighter Layoffs

Bill King Reacts to Turner’s Firefighter Layoffs

 Bill King Reacts to Turner's Decision to Layoff Fire Fighters, City Workers HOUSTON - Bill King, candidate for Houston Mayor, released a statement today following Sylvester Turner's decision to lay off up to 500 fire fighters and city employees.  "Sylvester Turner’s...

Bill King Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign

Bill King Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign

Bill King Reacts to Turner's Firefighter Layoffs  HOUSTON - Bill King, candidate for Houston Mayor, released the following statement today on reports that Sylvester Turner is planning to layoff 400 firefighters to help pay for Prop B.  "It's outrageous that Sylvester...

Sometimes the Difference Between Winning and Losing is Showing Up

Sometimes the Difference Between Winning and Losing is Showing Up

  For Immediate ReleaseWednesday, May 1, 2019 ContactCatherine Kelly313.319.8174/catherine@caksolutions.com HOUSTON - Advocates who fight human trafficking with join Bill King at a press conference tomorrow where King will announce the questionable political...

ICYMI: Turner’s problems with police, Prop B and potholes

ICYMI: Turner’s problems with police, Prop B and potholes

As we approach the 18 month anniversary of Harvey next week, I am struck by how little we have actually accomplished in terms of flood mitigation. And as the election season heats up, I am also forced to wonder whether changes at City Hall could accelerate the effort....

Bill King launches mayoral campaign pledging to #CLEANUPCITYHALL

Bill King launches mayoral campaign pledging to #CLEANUPCITYHALL

Sylvester Turner is coming off the weekend with three stories that highlight his stunning lack of leadership as mayor. First, KPRC uncovered new evidence that led Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo to admit one of his officers lied on a court document that resulted in a...

For Houston, election season is pothole season

For Houston, election season is pothole season

With the battle cry "clean up city hall," businessman, columnist and former FOX 26 News contributor Bill King officially launched his bid to be Houston's next mayor, lashing out at the incumbent to whom he lost in the last election by less than 4,000 votes. "I want...

Houston Newsmakers: Bill King running for mayor pt. 2

Houston Newsmakers: Bill King running for mayor pt. 2

HOUSTON (FOX 26) - He's not giving it back. Mayor Sylvester Turner's re-election campaign says he's keeping at least $50,000 in political contributions extended by the operators of Houston's best known strip clubs - sexually oriented businesses historically linked by...