With long experience in government including 10 years as mayor of Arlington, an adjunct professorship in UT Arlington's School of Urban and Public Affairs and service as President George W. Bush's regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, Richard Greene is an expert on public policy, politics and decision-making on issues facing North Texas. He has strong opinions about elected officials and those who would like to join them. You can reach him here: mayorgreene@mayorgreene.com

The master of collaborative results

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

Arlington could not have had a better representative in Austin.

Immorality of child abuse on display in two world crises

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

In the Middle East and on our border, children are political pawns.

Dallas-Fort Worth air quality is improving

| |Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014

It’s complicated, but there’s no question our air is improving.

Political correctness run amok

| |Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

President’s critics on immigration risk being labeled as bigoted or racist.

Arlington, Texas, wants to be called by its own name

| |Sunday, Jul. 13, 2014

The “American Dream City” slogan captures reality and local perception.

Federal government email from the inside

| |Sunday, Jul. 06, 2014

Repeated training, multiple backups belie claims of lost IRS email.

Top democrats continue to struggle, but bet that won’t change anything

| |Saturday, Jun. 28, 2014

Obama, Clinton and Davis keep fighting from behind.

Jefferson’s ‘wall of separation’ stands the test of history

| |Saturday, Jun. 21, 2014

Still, today some commit acts of terrorism in the name of religion.

Conservative moment not new; reaction is

| |Saturday, Jun. 14, 2014

Pundits are wringing their hands over primary results, GOP state convention and Eric Cantor’s defeat.

Ben Ghazi is a really nice guy

| |Saturday, Jun. 07, 2014

College students should have better answers when questioned about the world around them.