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When I am Williamson County Judge, my number one priority will be the safety and well-being of every person who lives, works, or passes through our county. In Texas, the County Judge serves as the head of emergency management in the county. Over the past few weeks, I’ve taken the time to pursue some basic…Read More...
The people of Williamson County expect their elected officials to work for the public good, not for their own personal enrichment. When I am Williamson County Judge, I will strive for honesty, transparency, and accountability in every aspect of my service to our community. In that spirit, I make the following pledge to the people…Read More...
Campaign finance reports are in, and they tell a very interesting story! Our campaign received 235 distinct donations in the second half of 2021, nearly three times more than both of the Republicans, combined, who are running for the same office. Those donations came from 124 unique donors, which means our campaign has earned several…Read More...
(Update one week later, 12/21/2021): Thanks to an outpouring of public sentiment over the past week, the Williamson County Commissioners Court appears to have backed off their inappropriate threat and decided to allow the pass-through of federal pandemic relief funds (CARES Act) to both Leander ISD and Round Rock ISD, acknowledging that there is an…Read More...
Big news broke last week when Samsung announced it would invest $17 billion in an advanced semiconductor plant in Taylor, Texas. Attitudes about this news span the spectrum. There are many who lament the loss of prime agricultural land and the creeping urbanization of Williamson County. Others see this as the dawn of a new…Read More...
Maybe you’ve noticed, Williamson County is changing. It’s growing quickly and becoming more diverse. Our county was the 4th fastest growing county in the nation from 2010-20, at 44% growth. Change can be hard. Earlier this week, I learned that I’ll be losing my State Representative. Politicians in far flung corners of Texas who feared Rep.…Read More...
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