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Posts on ‘October 4th, 2012’

Interview with County Commissioner Steve Radack

To wrap up my series of interviews relating to the Metro referendum, I spoke to the person with whom Metro Chair Gilbert Garcia brokered the deal on the GMP reauthorization: County Commissioner Steve Radack. Commissioner Radack is a strong advocate of the General Mobility Program and a critic of light rail. I suspect that if […]

Settlement reached in “dead voter” lawsuit

It’s something. A lawsuit by four registered voters alleging that the state of Texas was violating their civil rights by purging them from voter rolls has been dropped after the plaintiffs and the state reached an agreement. The Texas residents brought the suit after receiving letters from their county registrar indicating that the office had […]

Endorsement watch: Constables

The Chron makes recommendations in the three contested races for Constable. Alan Rosen for Constable, Precinct 1: As a reserve major and commander of the Special Operations Bureau for the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Alan Rosen has the law enforcement and management experience that makes for a well-qualified constable. Chris McDonald for Constable, Precinct 2: […]

Texas blog roundup for the week of October 1

The Texas Progressive Alliance reminds you that the deadline to register for the election is October 9 as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff has a Q&A with Democratic Supreme Court candidate Michelle Petty, who is running against one of the Court’s least ethical members. BossKitty at TruthHugger wants all Texans to […]