Dem Mayor Says His City Is Broke with Tens of Millions in Debt, Couldn't Even Pay Firefighters

By Daniel Walker | March 29, 2024

City Is Broke

The mayor of Houston, a Democrat, acknowledged during a recent meeting that the city is facing financial challenges, with a deficit of $160 million.

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He is considering implementing spending reductions and potentially introducing new taxes to address the situation caused by previous Democratic administrations.

When I got here

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“I think we can all agree that we’re broke,” Whitmire said at the City Council meeting. “It was broken when I got here.”