About the Author
Bill King began writing a column on politics and public policy for the Houston Chronicle in 2004, inspired largely by his experiences as a two-term mayor of Kemah, Texas. A lifelong resident of the Houston area, he has a bachelor’s degree in political science and a law degree from the University of Houston. His varied business and legal career includes tenures with Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP, and Bracewell & Giuliani, LP. He has served on numerous committees and task forces studying issues related to the efficient delivery of public services as well as charitable and community boards, including Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston.