Albert Huddleston

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Mike Rawlings Clobbers Ron Natinsky and David Kunkle in Mayoral Fund-Raising Effort

    Photos by Sam MertenWe're guessing this was Rawlings's reaction when he received bills from his consultants.​Former TracyLocke CEO Mike Rawlings easily outpaced the field of mayoral candidates by raising a whopping $1.03 million -- nearly three times the combined haul of Ron Natinksy and David ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Forget All About That Watersports Complex. DHA Convinced It to Move to Allen.

    ​Saw a story on Channel 5 last night, which follows below, about how Chad Lacerte's building a wakeboard park up in Allen -- you know, the one that was supposed to open on Fish Trap Lake last summer, before Dallas Housing Authority president Mary Ann Russ drowned it last July. Not so long ago, Lac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Rob Allyn Used to Run Local Politics. Now He's Making Movies in Indonesia.

    Rob Allyn​Longtime observers of the local political landscape probably hear the name Rob Allyn and think of the Trinity River Corridor Project (Schutze insists it was Allyn who came up with those solar-powered water taxis), myriad mayoral campaigns, those Dubya ads attacking John McCain's environm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Watersports Complex Says Fish Trap Lake's Safe. DHA Says It Isn't. But What Says the City?

    From an Economic Development Committee agenda item in April 2010​For the last several days I've been trying to find out the answer to one simple question: Is the water in Fish Trap Lake -- site of the Dallas Watersports Complex since put on indefinite hold by the Dallas Housing Authority -- safe f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2007

    Get on the Bus

    The mayor e-mailed Unfair Park last night with an offer to spend Tuesday night with her. At last! Oh, and you are invited as well, when Mayor Laura Miller and the Texas Clean Air Cities Coalition drive down to Waco the evening before the TXU coal-plant permit hearings begin in Austin. And, here's th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2006

    Coal-Fired Up Again

    This morning, the Associated Press picks up on a story familiar to anyone around here who reads a newspaper: the debate over coal-fired power plants, which has become Mayor Laura Miller's biggest cause--at least, second only to the half a mil given lobbyist David Dean last week by a city council tha ... More >>

  • News

    February 17, 2005

    Right Hand of God

    Two Texas leaders of the extreme Religious Right get ready to flex their political muscle

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    Bubble Brains

    Think a strong mayor is a good idea? See who agrees with you.