My Platform – Part 7: Reasonable And Responsible Development in Knox County

One of the interesting and fun things about being a candidate for office is the fact that people come to you and ask your opinion on things. Makes sense, I guess. I’m trying to be elected to the Legislative Branch of Knox County government. In the course of the campaign, I’ve had the opportunity toContinue reading “My Platform – Part 7: Reasonable And Responsible Development in Knox County”

My Campaign Financial Disclosure Statement – Year End Supplemental

I got the letter from the Knox County Election Commission that they promised would come. Clifford Rodgers, Administrator of Elections, tells me that I have to file a year-end supplemental campaign financial disclosure report. The report needs to cover the period from the date of filing of my Appointment of Political Treasurer form through JanuaryContinue reading “My Campaign Financial Disclosure Statement – Year End Supplemental”

My Platform – Part 6: Miscellany

One of the interesting and fun things about being a candidate for office is the fact that people come to you and ask your opinion on things. Makes sense, I guess. I’m trying to be elected to the Legislative Branch of Knox County government. In the course of the campaign, I’ve had the opportunity toContinue reading “My Platform – Part 6: Miscellany”

My Platform – Part 5: The Law Director

One of the interesting and fun things about being a candidate for office is the fact that people come to you and ask your opinion on things. Makes sense, I guess. I’m trying to be elected to the Legislative Branch of Knox County government. In the course of the campaign, I’ve had the opportunity toContinue reading “My Platform – Part 5: The Law Director”

My Platform – Part 4: Walkability In Knox County

One of the interesting and fun things about being a candidate for office is the fact that people come to you and ask your opinion on things. Makes sense, I guess. I’m trying to be elected to the Legislative Branch of Knox County government. In the course of the campaign, I’ve had the opportunity toContinue reading “My Platform – Part 4: Walkability In Knox County”

My Platform – Part 3: The TVA Tower Deal

One of the interesting and fun things about being a candidate for office is the fact that people come to you and ask your opinion on things. Makes sense, I guess. I’m trying to be elected to the Legislative Branch of Knox County government. In the course of the campaign, I’ve had the opportunity toContinue reading “My Platform – Part 3: The TVA Tower Deal”

My Platform – Part 2: Big Money Is The Problem In Politics

If I have one idea that ties together the ideas in my campaign, it’s the fact of how politics is broken. And, I believe, big money is the largest single reason for that. Look at the 2020 presidential race and you can see the problem larger than life. President Trump and the RNC will raiseContinue reading “My Platform – Part 2: Big Money Is The Problem In Politics”

A Day In The Life Of My Campaign – In Three Acts

Act 1 – The Interview Last week, I received a call from the Governmental Affair Director of the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors (KAAR) inviting me to a candidate interview.  They said they were conducting interviews with all of the County Commission candidates with a competitive March 3rd race.  The interview would be just 15Continue reading “A Day In The Life Of My Campaign – In Three Acts”

My Platform – Walking District 4

This is one of a series of posts I’m writing on my website to outline what I’m calling My Platform. It’s all done with the goal of explaining to voters who I am, why I’m running and how I will approach the job of County Commissioner if I am elected. I figure as a KnoxContinue reading “My Platform – Walking District 4”