Friday, August 1, 2008

DRIP SPOT: Gary Conner

Interesting editorial in yesterday's Statesman on Dripping resident Gary Conner:

"Gary Conner, a food service truck driver from Dripping Springs...decided to take on the issue of 'ghost voting' — members of the state Legislature casting electronic votes for absent members. Although it is common practice, Conner thought it wrong. Instead of grumbling about it, he researched the law, drew up a complaint and pushed it through a rather reluctant law enforcement bureaucracy until it got the attention of a Travis County grand jury."

Bravo, Mr. Conner.

Read the complete article here.