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

Didn’t see this coming from the liberal media

| Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

They’re turning on Democrats they have historically supported and protected.

What kind of city do you want to live in?

| |Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

On Nov. 4, Arlington voters will decide on $236 million in improvements.

Not much traction for Wendy Davis in latest Texas polling

| |Saturday, Oct. 04, 2014

In so many ways, the Democratic nominee for governor is out of step with Texas voters.

NFL: Concluding everything, and yet nothing

| |Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014

Indignation over violence by pro-athletes is short-lived.

Solitude among the masses is possible

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

There are places to experience wonder and beauty on the Trinity River.

Richard Greene: Sympathy vote not enough for Wendy Davis

| |Saturday, Sep. 13, 2014

The Democratic candidate for governor has only refocused voter attention on her fight for abortion.

Richard Greene: How Obama can avoid adding new meaning to ‘lame duck’

| |Saturday, Sep. 06, 2014

For starters, he can heed the advice of wise Democrats who held the office before him.

Most people yawn at global warming

| |Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Political candidates don’t spend much time on environmental issues.

One constant has made all the difference

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

At first, I wasn’t sure if the amazing smile was meant for me.

Time to settle old political issues of the Iraq war

| |Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Cease the political rhetoric of blaming Bush for doing what was needed.