City Officials Testify

When the legislature is in session, nothing compares to the effectiveness of city officials testifying at the Capitol. City officials who take their time to travel to Austin to speak out on important city issues should be applauded by us all. Among the city officials who recently testified in front of legislative committees are the following:

  • Gary Schatz, Assistant Director of Transportation Department, Austin
  • Buddy Garcia, Public Utilities Board, Brownsville
  • Tony Martinez, Mayor, Brownsville
  • Tom Tagliabue, Intergovernmental Relations Director, Corpus Christi
  • Richard Garcia, Mayor, Edinburg
  • David Southern, Mayor, Granbury
  • Chris Boswell, Mayor, Harlingen
  • Neil Rackleff, Director of Housing and Community Development Department, Houston
  • Shawn Raborn, City Manager, La Grange
  • Jim Darling, Mayor-Elect, McAllen
  • Kevin Pagan, City Attorney, McAllen
  • Edward Meza, City Manager, Port Isabel
  • Joe Vega, Mayor, Port Isabel
  • Debbie Klein, Assistant City Attorney, San Antonio
  • Dudley Wait, EMS Director, Schertz
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