After weeks of waiting on the governor to develop a plan to reopen, two Texas businesses hurt by the failure of leadership move forward with their own reopening plans.
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Payton swept the election, unseating incumbent Mayor Jerry Morales in the three-way mayoral race.
A city official labeled its spaceport spending “waste.” Records also reveal taxpayer funds were used on lavish travel, alcohol, and fine dining.
Midland City Councilman and Texas Municipal League President John Love filed paperwork seeking the Democrat Party nomination for U.S. senator.
Midland taxpayers are in for a shakedown as area officials dramatically increase the tax bills paid by local property owners.
Patrick Payton announced his intent to join the growing race to be Midland’s next mayor.
Local business owner Jenny Cudd declared her candidacy for mayor of Midland, challenging incumbent Mayor Jerry Morales’ record of higher taxes and spending.
Exceptionally high sales tax revenues have led Midland County to allocate nearly $12 million to other local governments.
Midland City Council took the first steps Tuesday to implement a new storm water fee for residents and business owners.