A political action organization formed in 2016 to promote Amarillo’s economic and political future has made a positive change in the way it presents itself. Amarillo Matters has developed a new website. It continues to speak to its mission, its goals and its strategy. The site also has the name of the principals who are … Continue reading Amarillo Matters has come clean; good deal!
I got an interesting response to a comment I published on this blog about Hodgetown, the ballpark where the Amarillo Sod Poodles play baseball. It goes like this: ” … how can someone who hasn’t even been to a game or live in Amarillo anymore comment on what benefit it will have for the city?” … Continue reading Why comment on Amarillo matters? Here’s why
A couple of years ago a group of Amarillo civic and business leaders got together to form a political action committee dedicated — according to its mission statement — to the betterment of the city. They called themselves Amarillo Matters. Some critics in the city spoke out against the group, suggesting some sort of nefarious … Continue reading Amarillo Matters shows that it really matters
I have been a vocal supporter of Amarillo Matters, a group of well-connected business and civic leaders who have formed a political action committee aimed at helping guide the city’s political future. I endorse Amarillo Matter’s municipal agenda. I believe these individuals are motivated for the right reasons. I do not endorse much of the … Continue reading Time to come clean, Amarillo Matters
Election Day came and went across Texas this past weekend. In Amarillo, the returns were fruitful for those who like the direction City Hall has taken the past couple of years. Among those who are gratified is a group called Amarillo Matters. The political action committee endorsed all five City Council incumbents; they all won … Continue reading Amarillo Matters taking shots … but, why?
A political action group emerged from nowhere earlier this year. It called itself Amarillo Matters. Its mission, as I understand it, was to elect a slate of candidates to the City Council. It succeeded. This past spring, voters flipped the entire five-member council, electing five newbies. Amarillo Matters then seemingly packed its bags, and its … Continue reading Just wondering: Amarillo Matters … where is it?
Amarillo Matters came into being as a pro-business political action committee with the aim of developing a “vision for a strong Amarillo built upon the first principles of free enterprise, economic growth, fiscal responsibility and traditional family values.” I support Amarillo Matters’ overall agenda. I like and respect many of the men and women who … Continue reading Amarillo Matters shucks the gloves
The doorbell rang this evening. I went to the door and greeted a young woman who was handing out single-page campaign sheets. It came from Amarillo Matters, a political action group formed to promote a pro-growth agenda for Amarillo. I’ve written about this group a couple of time already. What’s interesting is the slate of … Continue reading Amarillo Matters hits the streets for its City Council slate
I have gotten a little better idea of what is driving a new political action group in Amarillo. It’s called Amarillo Matters. Its website still doesn’t reveal too much about the organization, other than it cares greatly about the future of the city. As if that’s a novel concept, right? Here’s the website. Take a … Continue reading Yes, Amarillo matters to Amarillo Matters
A new political action committee has popped up on Amarillo’s landscape. It’s called Amarillo Matters. I took a quick look at its website. I found a tab at the top labeled “About Us.” You see these things on websites all the time. The tab implies some information about the PAC, its sponsors, its intent, perhaps … Continue reading ‘Amarillo Matters’ … to whom and for what purpose?