Ron Reynolds whines: publicizing the lawsuits & cases against me is “rude” and “immature”

Democ-RAT Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds, the disgrace of Sienna Plantation and Missouri City, is in hot water again. He faces disciplinary action by a committee of the State Bar of Texas relating to his solicitation of clients in violation of six Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct. Additionally, Reynolds faces a charge of breach […]

Another question for the judicial candidates–Crawford

Ok, so Crawford is not a question; it’s one word—-but the principles behind Crawford should be posed to judicial candidates and also to Texas Attorney General, Railroad Commissioner and Agriculture Commissioner candidates—”under what circumstances should any private corporation, foreign or not, be able to exercise eminent domain to seize private land for private profit?” The […]

Houston Community College – Board of Trustee Meeting, January 16, 2014

Technology updates, the contract with Qatus Advisors and the HCC contract with the Community College of Qatar (CCQ) were among discussion items on the HCC Board agenda during the recent January 16th, 2014 Board Meeting of the Whole. Technology upgrades on the System replacement plan and the disposition of obsolete equipment were discussed at the […]

Obamacare navigator services good–Tricare services, not so much

Texas Democrats held a news conference on January 15th decrying proposed rules requiring additional training for Obamacare “navigators”. According to the Dallas Morning News, supplementary rules proposed by the Texas Department of Insurance “would be a huge burden” on the small community organizations trying to serve the public, said Fort Worth-area Representative Marc Veasey. Meanwhile […]

A question for the judicial candidates – forced legislative respect

A very wise man once told me the most important races on the ballot are the judicial races. These judges wield enormous power, issuing decisions affecting the Texas Railroad Commission’s influence over gas utility rate schedules, the application of property tax exemptions to Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO), Houston Fire Department breach of settlement agreements, […]

Texas State Rep. Ron Reynolds Next Court Hearing

According to Montgomery County Court records, Texas State Rep. Ron Reynolds next court hearing is scheduled for 1:30 pm February 6th, 2014. The indictment, recently obtained from a source, explains the 10 counts of barratry; five for “knowingly accept employment which was the result of solicitation, by telephone, by Crystal Valdez or Robert Valdez.” and […]

Texas Ethics Commission Complaint Filed Against Missouri City Mayor Owen

On September 20, 2013, the Texas Ethics Commission acknowledged acceptance of a sworn complaint against Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen. Errors in expenditure totals, omissions of the purpose of expenditures, and failure to disclose addresses of persons or entities receiving political expenditures are among a multitude of alleged violations of Texas campaign finance law filed […]