Year in Review: The Hot Seat

For more than a year, thanks to a generous grant from the Austin-based KDK-Harman Foundation and the support of sponsors in local communities, I've had the great honor of traveling all over Texas to interview state legislators back home, in their districts, in front of hundreds of their constituents. Typically we talk about some combination of public and higher ed, health care, immigration, transportation, water and other issues that affect every single resident of every single community — but too often don't get discussed enough, or at all, in the current non-competitive electoral environment. The audience gets to ...

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