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

Thank you all for reading my column

| |Sunday, Dec. 01, 2013

It’s been three months, and some readers have strong reactions.

Richard Greene: Will Arlington be connected to the region or bypassed?

| |Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Some local residents have been too quick to condemn a trial transportation plan, the columnist says.

Will Obama find his legacy via climate change?

| |Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013

Nine men and women in black robes could halt his executive overreach.

Obamacare chaos goes beyond health insurance

| |Saturday, Nov. 09, 2013

This time, there’s no one else for the president to blame.

Arlington: Remarkable city for more than six decades

| |Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

“Nobody’s damn suburb” keeps getting stronger.

Responsible parties can be found by looking in mirror

| Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013

We regularly put more than nine out of 10 Washington rascals back in office.

If only we had done what JFK told us to do

| |Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

The President warned against asking government to do more and more.

Things we have learned from the government shutdown

| |Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Washington’s efforts to resolve the issues that led to the shutdown remain unfinished. Until next year’s elections, Obamacare, the nation’s crippling debt and much more are going to dominate campaigns across the country.

The biggest federal government ever

| |Saturday, Oct. 05, 2013

Sixty percent say they believe the federal government has too much power.

‘The Newsroom’: Politics in grasp of pop culture

| |Saturday, Sep. 28, 2013

HBO series promotes liberal causes and makes conservatives look like enemies of the state.