Tribpedia: Lance Gooden

Gooden, Spitzer Prepare for Round Three in HD 4

Republicans Lance Gooden, left, and incumbent Stuart Spitzer, right, run in the 2016 election for Texas House District 4.
Republicans Lance Gooden, left, and incumbent Stuart Spitzer, right, run in the 2016 election for Texas House District 4.

Former state Rep. Lance Gooden wants his seat in the Texas House back, setting up a rubber match in the Republican primary for House District 4 with the man who beat him in 2014, Stuart Spitzer. Spitzer's campaign has more money, including a chunk of cash from Empower Texans.

Micheal Cincienne of Absolute Aerospace and Texas A&M Corpus Christi, engineering student Adam Ersepke, and lab coordinator Jack Edward Esparza carry the University’s RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle, otherwise known as a drone, back to the  command center after a test flight over the Kennedy Ranch near Sarita, Texas on January 18, 2013.
Micheal Cincienne of Absolute Aerospace and Texas A&M Corpus Christi, engineering student Adam Ersepke, and lab coordinator Jack Edward Esparza carry the University’s RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle, otherwise known as a drone, back to the command center after a test flight over the Kennedy Ranch near Sarita, Texas on January 18, 2013.

Drone Surveillance Measure Soars Through House

UPDATED: State Rep. Lance Gooden’s bill to prevent unmanned drones from capturing indiscriminate surveillance — a measure that has more than 80 co-authors in the House — won approval in the lower chamber.

 

Micheal Cincienne of Absolute Aerospace and Texas A&M Corpus Christi, engineering student Adam Ersepke, and lab coordinator Jack Edward Esparza carry the University’s RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle, otherwise known as a drone, back to the  command center after a test flight over the Kennedy Ranch near Sarita, Texas on January 18, 2013.
Micheal Cincienne of Absolute Aerospace and Texas A&M Corpus Christi, engineering student Adam Ersepke, and lab coordinator Jack Edward Esparza carry the University’s RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle, otherwise known as a drone, back to the command center after a test flight over the Kennedy Ranch near Sarita, Texas on January 18, 2013.

Law Enforcement Officials Fault Drone Bill

State Rep. Lance Gooden’s bill to prevent unmanned drones from capturing indiscriminate surveillance — a measure that has more than 80 co-authors in the House — might hit the lower chamber next week. But it is facing opposition from some law enforcement officials who suggest that local police departments and other authorities should be exempt.

 

Micheal Cincienne of Absolute Aerospace and Texas A&M Corpus Christi, engineering student Adam Ersepke, and lab coordinator Jack Edward Esparza carry the University’s RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle, otherwise known as a drone, back to the  command center after a test flight over the Kennedy Ranch near Sarita, Texas on January 18, 2013.
Micheal Cincienne of Absolute Aerospace and Texas A&M Corpus Christi, engineering student Adam Ersepke, and lab coordinator Jack Edward Esparza carry the University’s RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle, otherwise known as a drone, back to the command center after a test flight over the Kennedy Ranch near Sarita, Texas on January 18, 2013.

Lege Could Ban Drone Surveillance of Private Property

State Rep. Lance Gooden, R-Terrell, says he will carry legislation to make it illegal to use an “unmanned vehicle or aircraft” — otherwise known as a drone — to capture video or photographs of private property without the consent of the property’s owner or occupant. “Why should the government or anyone else be able to watch my every move?” he says.