Houston Mayor Takes Conservative Tone in Fiscal 2002 Budget Speech
- Democrats Reprise Race-Baiting in Houston. Gizzi, John // Human Events;12/10/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 46, p4
Reports on the victory of Democrat Lee Brown against Republican Orlando Sanchez in the mayoral election in Houston, Texas. Accusation against Sanchez; Support provided by United States President George W. Bush; Role of Afro-American voters in Brown's victory; Social and political views of...
- A twist in Houston. Burke, John Francis // Commonweal;12/05/97, Vol. 124 Issue 21, p9
Opinion. Presents the author's view on the affirmative action ballot initiative and the victory of a black candidate, Lee Brown, former chief of police in New York City and Houston in the multi-mayoral election in Houston Texas on November 7, 1997. What caused the defeat of the anti-affirmative...
- Houston City Council Cries Foul Over Mayor's Choices for Budget Cutbacks. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;05/25/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30899, p3
Reports on Houston Mayor Lee Brown's fiscal 2001 budget proposal. Reduction in spending; Absence of pay raises; Fluctuation of revenue estimates.
- Houston Mayor's Staff Dances Around Budget `Confusion'. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;05/30/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30901, p4
Focuses on the proposed year 2001 budget of the city of Houston, Texas, as of May 30, 2000. Confusion over the lack of funding for the health coverage of the city's employees.
- Houston Mayor Puts Budget on Hold for Further Revision. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;05/05/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30885, p3
Reports on the agreement of Houston, Texas Mayor Lee Brown to postpone the final vote for the local 2001 budget. Outline of revisions planned for the budget; Proposals to hire an outside consultant to determine a more conservative budget estimate.
- Houston Mayor Adds $51 Million to City Budget; Debt Service Allotment Grows. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;04/20/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30875, p3
Reports that Houston, Texas, Mayor Lee Brown was praised by rating agency officials for the city's budget priorities. Steps taken to break the city's dependence on the subsidy provided by the Houston-Harris County Metropolitan Transit Authority; Increase in municipal spending.
- Leading the top cops. Osborne, K. // Black Enterprise;Dec90, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p18
Announces the inauguration of the first African-American president of the 15,000 member International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). Brief profile of new president, New York City's police commissioner Lee P. Brown; Key issues on Brown's agenda.
- Lee Brown to become new NYC police commissioner. // Jet;1/8/90, Vol. 77 Issue 13, p9
Reports on the naming of Lee Brown as police commissioner for New York City, which has the largest police force in the nation.
- Community Policing: BRING THE COMMUNITY INTO THE BATTLE AGAINST CRIME. // Vital Speeches of the Day;7/1/92, Vol. 58 Issue 18, p567
Presents a speech by New York City Police Commissioner Lee P. Brown, `Community Policing,' delivered at the 13th Annual Lehman Lecture Series at Long Island University in New York, New York on March 11, 1992, detailing how to bring the community into the battle against crime.