“If a majority of Houston voters want to tax themselves, that’s their right to do so, but if the voters are misled into taxing themselves I’ve got a major problem with that,” Taylor said Wednesday. “The whole reason the Supreme Court invalidated the last election on the drainage fee was because the city in the ballot language failed to inform the voters that they would be paying for the drainage fee if they supported it.”
Election Law expert Andy Taylor files a major lawsuit in federal court against the Harris County Voter Registrar. The Public Interest Legal Foundation is claiming Ann Harris Bennett’s Office is refusing to make voter registration maintenance records available for inspection under federal law.
The Montrose Management District’s board voted March 22 to dissolve the district, according to reports.
"The Montrose Management Board has finally done the right thing and voted to dissolve," Andy Taylor, attorney for the property owners, said after the board's announcement. "It's been a six year battle. The people won today and the government lost."
HOUSTON - A recent judge’s ruling dealt a blow to the Montrose Management District. The issue was whether the district was lawfully collecting assessments from commercial property owners on the west side of Montrose.
HOUSTON — A powerful and politically connected management district illegally collected $6.6 million in taxes and must return that money to taxpayers, a Harris County district court judge has ruled.