first_imgIn his January inaugural address, Mayor Sylvester Turner stated that he would issue an order to streamline city spending as part of a larger plan to fix our city’s budget issues. A budget crisis that some say is a direct result of an increase in employee pension costs and a voter imposed cap on city property tax collections. In this episode, we discuss the state of the city’s finances and budget concerns.Produced by Houston Public Media, Political Perspectives is a weekly web-series continuing the political discussion from its companion TV program, Red, White and Blue.  Host/commentators, Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus with moderator, Laurie Johnson will further the political conversation with their perspectives on political topics. The web-series will air online at 8 p.m. at www.houstonpublicmedia.org/perspectives following the 7:30 p.m. TV 8 broadcast of Red, White and Blue.Here are more episodes of Political Perspectives. Sharelast_img

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