Monthly Archives: August 2016

Incumbent Jim Kaelin Leading In Endorsements In Hot Sheriff’s Race

endorsements-kaelinWhen it comes to the game of endorsements, Sheriff Jim Kaelin is leading the pack … and some of the endorsements may come as a surprise to many considering they come from groups that don’t normally endorse Republican candidates even when they are a popular incumbent.
Kaelin, the incumbent sheriff, has been endorsed by all of the county’s law enforcement associations, against former sheriff Larry Olivarez. He has also received endorsements from the Communications Workers of America, a branch of the AFL-CIO, as well as the Texas Realtors Association.

Corpus Christi Residents Get Ready To Push Cruise Ship Development

13962688_10103145279496641_2904314644997595659_nCorpus Christi civic leaders, tourism officials and supporters rallied early to prepare for a Joint Interim Committee On Cruise Ship Development in a downtown office building recently.

The group had answered a call from State Rep. Todd Hunter, R-Corpus Christi, to get ready for the hearing which will be held Thursday, August 25th at 10am to discuss the potential economic benefits of establishing a cruise ship industry in South Texas. The committee was formed as a result of House Concurrent Resolution 108 by Hunter.