I’m wrapping up the legislative interviews this week. First up is State Rep. Carol Alvarado, who is serving her first term representing HD145. Rep. Alvarado had previously served three terms on Houston City Council, where she was the author of the updated smoking ordinance from 2007. She continued that work in the Lege, where she was the joint author of a statewide anti-smoking bill. That fight will continue in the 2011 Lege, and it was one of the things we discussed:
You can find a list of all interviews for this cycle on the 2010 Elections page.