Austin City Council will be reviewing City Manager Marc Ott’s performance record this upcoming Thursday.
This Thursday, Austin City Council will have their regularly scheduled opportunity to scrutinize, critique, and maybe even praise City Manager Marc Ott. The review process is not sliding by the way side; in fact, many opponents of the City manager are gearing up for the opportunity.
Ott, a transplant from Fort Worth, is an interesting case study in job satisfaction. Continue reading →
Let’s face it. We are broke. Republicans and their super PACs are going to out fundraise Texas Democrats this year. That limits our candidates’ ability to meet Texans across the state, put up yard signs, buy tv and radio ads, hire staff and so much more.
Yet, there is no excuse for our leaders to doddle around and not the fullest advantage of the free stuff: SOCIAL MEDIA. Facebook and Twitter have virtually unlimited potential and few constraints. They are powerful communications tools that allow candidates to interact with constituents in the numbers that cannot be achieved through the typical block walk, phone bank, and stump speech. Continue reading →