Houston City Council to schedule ballot measures this week


Houston City Council on Wednesday will consider scheduling elections on two ballot measures, but one is likely to spur some debate, as Mayor Sylvester Turner has given the council two options from which to choose.
Houston firefighters gathered tens of thousands of voter signatures and submitted a petition seeking "parity" in pay with police a year ago, but had to sue the city to force it to count the petition. They won, and the petition was validated in May.
Since then, they have stressed that state law requires council members to place the item before voters and that a debate on... read more

 
6 August 2018 in Politics, Views: 30
Source: Chron
 


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