The New Kids on the Sugar Land Block

Political Profile | By Christopher Hill – If Fort Bend County had a hill, the shining star on top would be Sugar Land. For decades the city has been an example for many of how to manage growth for the betterment of their community. The city spoke directly to the constituents about city enhancements,...

Election 2018 The Anatomy of a Wave

Political Profile | By Christopher Hill – On November 6th, there were two Democratic elected officials locally. The day after, there were 11, including the top spot in the county. If you look at the five seats where no Democrat ran against a Republican, it could – no, it would – have been even...

Lobbyists Advocating For The Masses

POLITICAL PROFILE | By Christopher Hill – “Drain the swamp!” The battle cry of the last presidential election centered on selling the notion that our government should work for us, not for special interests. But actual moves to change this situation have been limited. To date, there are still no...

Oh The Times They Are A Changin’. . .

Political Profile! | By Christopher Hill – There is an attributed Chinese curse (although its true origin is American) that recommends that we live in interesting times. The political landscape of Fort Bend County has been predictable over the past few decades. Locally, it didn’t matter what was...

Cruz vs. O’Rourke: Why this campaign?

By Christopher Hill – Ten months ago, I told a colleague to take note of the Texas senate campaign between Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Beto O’Rourke. My friend wanted to know why, as there hasn’t been a Democratic senator in Texas since Bob Kruegar – he was appointed to continue Lloyd...