We continue in At Large #4, where multiple candidates compete to succeed the term-limited Council Member C. O. Bradford. Today’s interview is with Amanda Edwards, a native Houstonian and Eisenhower High graduate now practicing law with Bracewell & Giuliani. Edwards worked in community development corporations as a Community Building and Social Change Fellow and in the Georgia State Legislature while at Emory University, and served as a Criminal Justice Institute student attorney at Harvard Law School. She relocated to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and served as a law clerk for a federal district court judge, and more recently returned to Houston where she serves on numerous boards and committees. As you can imagine, we had a lot to talk about:
(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.