The Councilman

The Councilman

First elected in 2011, I am currently serving my second term representing District 1 on the Denton City Council. Check out what I've been doing...

The Ideas

The Ideas

Denton is a great city with the potential to be on the cutting-edge of civic possibilities. A great city deserves great vision and big ideas...

The News

The News

Check out this sampling of media coverage of the great things we're doing in and for Denton...

What sort of city do you want to help create?

Denton PD Releases Internal Affairs Investigation of Excessive Force

The Denton Police Department released this news release today regarding an unfortunate incident many of you have inquired about. Public trust in our law enforcement community is essential in a democracy. I am proud of our police department for acting… continue reading

On Fracking, Boycotts, and Democracy: A Lesson From Ainsley Hayes

After less than 2 hours of sleep following last Tuesday’s unforgettable council meeting, I got my kids in the car and hopped on a plane to Cleveland to visit my family. Still there,  but just now getting to the social… continue reading

Fracking and Denton’s Economy: A Quick Response to the Perryman Study

The oil and gas industry is well funded and they are certainly pros when it comes to messaging, media relations, and politics. Which is why they perfectly timed the release of an economic study on the impacts of a proposed… continue reading