Entries by luke

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Engaging Public Officials

I’ve thought about this topic quite a bit over the last few years, especially as social media makes communication on topics of public interest extremely fluid.  Everyone is, of course, entitled to his or her opinion, but I would argue that there are appropriate ways to express those opinions as well as ways that are […]

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Where Does the Revenue Go?

Last week, I received an email from a friend asking how increases in sales tax are being used and how they can’t be used.  It was a great question that deserved a proper response, and I thought I would include it here for others to see as well. Regarding the facts and figures I post, […]

MFEDC Highlights

Historically, I’ve used this blog to share information about overall economic activity and significant projects in Marble Falls.  We’ve had more than our share of good news and project activity to report, especially for a community our size. Because it’s National Economic Development Week this week, however, I thought I would try to do something […]

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Why the new H-E-B in Marble Falls Is Such a Big Deal

Captain Obvious: “Wow—the grand opening of the new H-E-B in Marble Falls is a pretty big deal.” Admittedly, I knew there would be some buzz surrounding the opening of the new H-E-B, but I was not prepared for more than 2,000 reactions, comments, and shares in the first week of our Facebook video post highlighting […]