We continue with the deep field of candidates to succeed term-limited CM Steve Costello in At Large #1. Up next is Tom McCasland, making his first run for public office. He does have campaign experience, however, having worked on Bill White’s team. An attorney and the son of missionaries, McCasland has worked with the Houston Parks Board, helping them get the federal grants that have been instrumental in building out the bayou hike and bike trails. Most recently, he has overseen the previously scandal-plagued Harris County Housing Authority, and has gotten that body back on its feet and serving its purpose. Here’s the interview:
(Note: This interview took place before the Supreme Court ruling that required a repeal or referendum on HERO.)
You can see all of my interviews as well as finance reports and other information on candidates on my 2015 Election page.