August 2022: Top 10 Texas Local Officials

We have compiled a list of what we believe to be the Top 10 Texas local officials who showed extraordinary leadership in the month of August. #1 Eric Fagan Fort Bend County Sheriff | Fort Bend, TX Sheriff Eric Fagan worked with Fort Bend County law enforcement and school districts to create a strategy toContinue reading “August 2022: Top 10 Texas Local Officials”

Interview with Austin Councilmember Chito Vela

Rising Lonestars interviewed Austin City Council member Chito Vela to discuss his nomination to the RLS Top 10 in June. Alongside his efforts to create the GRACE act and protects women seeking abortions, Councilwoman Vela discussed his experience as a first-year Austin council member. Transcript Chito Vela I’m Chico Vela. I’m the city council memberContinue reading “Interview with Austin Councilmember Chito Vela”

Interview with Councilwoman Elizabeth Beck

Rising Lonestars interviewed Fort Worth City Councilmember Elizabeth Beck to discuss her nomination to the RLS Top 10 in June. Alongside her efforts to add women’s menstrual products to the city’s restrooms, Councilwoman Beck discussed her inspiration for joining local government and her experiences as a female council member. Transcript- **The following transcript is automaticallyContinue reading “Interview with Councilwoman Elizabeth Beck”

Interview with Constable Paul Leal

Rising Lonestars interviewed Williamson County Constable Paul Leal to discuss his nomination to the RLS Top 10 in June and his service during the Texas Winter Storm in February 2021. Transcript- **The following transcript is automatically generated and may contain errors** Paul Leal My name is Paul Leal. I am the constable here in WilliamsonContinue reading “Interview with Constable Paul Leal”

November 2021: Top 10 Texas Local Officials

We have compiled a list of what we believe to be the Top 10 Texas local officials who showed extraordinary leadership in the month of November. #1 Tommy Calvert Bexar County Commissioner | San Antonio, TX County Commissioner Tommy Calvert secured $400,000 in the county’s 2022 budget to build a monument in Pletz County ParkContinue reading “November 2021: Top 10 Texas Local Officials”