One constitutional amendment on the ballot poses a question that often vexes lawmakers—short-term need, or long-term benefit?
It might yet be the craziest thing he’s done for the Texas landmark.
The Austin American-Statesman reports that Jerry Patterson is considering building a desalination plant on GLO land in central Texas.
The New York Times profiled Jerry Patterson, the colorful and controversial Texas Land Commissioner.
The story about Kino Flores’s cabin in today’s American-Statesman brings back some memories of the time when I worked as an attorney in Senator Babe Schwartz’s office. During the interim before the 1973 session, Babe held hearings about environmental issues along the coast. Jack Giberson, the longtime chief
Sam Gwynne and the Texas land commissioner in Big Bend.
Jerry Patterson’s enemies make him out to be the Grinch who sold Christmas (Mountains, that is). Of course, he couldn’t give a &$%#.