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Houston Chronicle

A Houston Chronicle business columnist argues in defense of the Obama Administration's new environmental rules.
Aug 18, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Houston's housing market is chugging along, although one of the area's key industries is struggling.
Aug 16, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Local businesses and a global economy are driving growth at the Port of Houston. More opportunity growth could be on its way soon, too.
Aug 14, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Local officials are considering a conservancy to preserve the Houston Astrodome, considered an antiquities landmark by the Texas Historical Commission.
Aug 1, 2015   Houston Chronicle
A proposal to transform the Pierce Elevated in Houston into a linear park joins the slag heap of Houston's history of never-built projects.
Jul 28, 2015   Houston Chronicle
The Dallas-to-Houston project will be the first operating high speed rail line in the United States when it opens in 2021. The project received $75 million in private funding, allowing planning for the project to advance.
Jul 26, 2015   Houston Chronicle
The politics of parking aren't expected to change in the upcoming Houston mayoral election. But an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle is willing to mess with the third rail.
Jul 22, 2015   Houston Chronicle
A feature in the Houston Chronicle explores the economic segregation of Houston along the axis of Main Street—with low income neighborhoods like Independence Heights to the north and affluent neighborhoods like Old Braeswood to the south.
Jul 10, 2015   Houston Chronicle
If a controversial fee fails the scrutiny of the state's courts, roads around the city will suffer the consequences.
Jun 26, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Houston's status as one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country has not gone unnoticed by the healthcare industry.
Jun 24, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Recent floods in Texas, especially prevalent in Houston, reflect a stormwater infrastructure that both worked as it's designed and is in need of improvements.
Jun 3, 2015   Houston Chronicle