Longer term, the city of Houston
faces critical infrastructure. There’s
a plan, which really won’t kick in
until I leave office [Houston has
term limits; the maximum she can
serve is three two-year terms], to
identify on a comprehensive basis
flooding and drainage needs as
well as long-term funding sources.
I want to get the train moving so it
can’t get stopped.
Houston is a very international
city. Forty percent of Houstonians
are foreign-born. There is a large
Hispanic population but every lan-
guage in the world is spoken here.
That provides both opportunities
and challenges in developing inter-
national business ties and promot-
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The Kennedy assassination. While I come from a long line of Republicans, the whole
world stopped and we were glued to that black-and-white television set. It wasn’t his
politics that interested me but the idea that one person can have so much importance
and impact on the world. A