Much recent speculation has centered on the possibility that Governor Perry is seeking to appoint former legislator Ron Wilson to, depending upon who you believe, the UT Board of Regents or the board that oversees the Department of Public Safety. The powers that be at UT apparently voiced their objections to Wilson, who was not among the threesome recently named by Perry, and I have heard that Kirk Watson would invoke senatorial courtesy to block Wilson’s appointment at DPS. As readers will remember, Wilson represented Houston in the Legislature, and it is possible he could claim Houston residency to avoid a Watson blackball.
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