Houston Mayoral Election 2015: Chris Bell
Chris Bell pursued a degree in journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and later graduated from South Texas College of Law. He’s had a career as a T.V. and radio reporting, as well as in the field of law. Bell served on the Houston City Council for five years until 2001, and served one term in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2003 to 2005.
-Bell is in favor of Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance.
-Plans to improve police-community relationships by enforcing more walking beats for police officers to familiarize themselves with neighborhoods and the people who reside in them.
-Wants to invest in advanced solutions like “Quick-Response”, a system that would use data analytics to increase city government saving and improve response time for filling potholes, collecting trash and 9-1-1 response.