Houston firefighters ask judge to force city to verify their pay 'parity' petition
Houston firefighters asked a judge on Monday to force the city secretary to count a referendum petition they submitted last July seeking to have give them parity in pay with police officers of corresponding rank.
Marty Lancton, president of the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 341, filed suit against City Secretary Anna Russell in December, seeking to have a court force her to count and validate the petitions in 30 days.
State District Judge Dan Hinde did not issue an immediate ruling after a three-hour trial Monday.
City attorneys argued the firefighters’ claim lacks... read more
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