Guest expert Bill White, former mayor of Houston, Texas and a former gubernatorial candidate in the State of Texas. Mr. White’s recent book, America’s Fiscal Constitution, discusses America’s fiscal heroes who never allowed the country to use debt except for extraordinary circumstances and certainly not for routine expenditures as is being done today.
William Howard “Bill” White is a politician and three-term mayor of Houston, the fourth most-populous city in the country. A former trial lawyer, federal agency executive and businessman, White was elected as mayor in December 2003.
Before serving as mayor, White was a deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy during the administration of former president Bill Clinton. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Texas School of Law.