These are a few of the leaders endorsing Mayor Allen Owen in his bid for re-election in the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election for Missouri City, Texas. Congressman Al Green is a (Democrat) who represents the 9th Congressional District of Texas. Congressman Pete Olson is a (Republican) who represents the 22nd Congressional District of Texas. Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Constable Ruben Davis is a (Democrat). Senator Glenn Hegar is a (Republican) who represents Senate District 18 in Texas. State Representative Ron Reynolds is a (Democrat) who represents House District 27 in Texas. State Senator Joan Huffman is a (Republican) who represents Senate District 17 in Texas. State Senator Rodney Ellis is a (Democrat) who represents Senate District 13 in Texas. State Senator John Whitmire is a (Democrat) who represents Senate District 15 in Texas. State Representative Rick Miller is a (Republican) who represents House District 26 in Texas. Click image for more endorsements.






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"Please make a mental note that Mayor Allen Owen is asking for your vote and support in his bid for re-election in the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral in Missouri City, Texas. And don't forget that Missouri City was recently voted one of the safest cities in America by Neighborhood Scouts. Early voting for the May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election in Missouri City, Texas begins on Monday, April 28, 2014 and ends on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  In the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Mayoral Election for Missouri City, Mayor Allen Owen is being challenged by Noel Pinnock, Sr. In the race for Missouri City Council for At-Large Position 1, Council Member Jerry Wyatt was being challenged by Cynthia Lenton Gary. However, Cynthia Lenton Gary has pulled out of the race for the At-Large Position 1 Missouri City Council seat. In the race for Missouri City Council for At-Large Position 2, Council Member Danny Nguyen is being challenged by Chris Preston. Don't forget to vote in this important election for the city of Missouri, City, Texas." - AUBREY






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Sunday, March 10, 2013

OPEN LETTER: Rodney Griffin A Candidate for Missouri City Council in the 2013 General Election to be held on Saturday, May 11th

Candidate Rodney Griffin in front of Missouri City Hall at 1522 Texas Avenue. Rodney Griffin continues to campaign tirelessly for the revitalization of Texas Parkway. He has served the Missouri City community as the Presiding Election Judge for many terms. Presently he serves Precinct 2059 as the Democratic Chair and on the State Democratic Executive Committee in Austin, Texas. -- Election Day is May 11th! 
























The State of Missouri City Texas by Rodney Griffin, A 2013 Candidate for Missouri City Council District A

I believe, the more things change, the more they are the same. Taxes are higher, vacancies along the Texas Parkway and Cartwright corridors continue to exist. The newly passed “crash tax” as dubbed by CNN, has made our great city, arguably the laughing stock of the world. The esplanades along Texas Parkway, are perceived as turning the parkway into contraflow lanes for the convenience of Highway 6 commuters, and many believe, at the expense of communities of color. This has to stop! No longer take seriously, those who lurk in the shadows of governance, representing no one, but themselves, and who are merely stooges for the rich and powerful! Change comes from the bottom up, never from the top down ( i.e. the Arab Spring, , closer to home, The Affordable Health Care Act (Obama Care)).

Having a mathematics degree from the University of Texas at Austin, working at a senior level in a council manager form of government, and running my own business for years makes me uniquely qualified to serve Missouri City and District A.I am a problem solver. I understand keeping our community moving in the right direction, having lived here for 33 years. I am the husband of Jan West, graduate of Rice University. I am the father of four, Elizabeth Bert, a University of Texas at Austin alum, William, a Harvard Law Alum, Omari, a father of three, and Brook a Columbia U alum. I am the grandfather of seven: Jamal, Jawan, Jasmine, Chase, Rose, Amaria, Khyla.

I continue to campaign tirelessly for the revitalization of Texas Parkway. I have served our community as the Presiding Election Judge for many terms. Presently I serve Precinct 2059 as the Democratic Chair and on the State Democratic Executive Committee in Austin. Here I was the first State (Texas) party official to endorse then candidate Obama for president (Feb, 22, 2007). During the de centennial census, I made sure that every person in our community was counted.

Texas Parkway is the gateway to Missouri City. How it looks determines what businesses move here. On Texas Parkway there are more nail shops, chicken joints, liquor stores and now, dollar stores per square mile than anywhere else in the city. I believe city boards and commissions should reflect the 60% citizens of color, 41% African American, 14% Latino, and 5% Asian. I believe those who do business with the city should look like the ethnic diversity of the city. This does not mean, the politically, or well connected should get the lion share of the contracts, regardless of color! Hire those who can and will do the job. They are out there. Affirmatively, seek them!

I am a retired businessman, a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, BA mathematics. I am a graduate of the Fort Bend Chamber Leadership Forum (1996), Organization for Action, and National African American Leaders (Black Americans for Obama) Election 2012.

Candidate Rodney Griffin (right) continues to be a supporter of President Barack Obama (left). Rodney Griffin was the first State (Texas) party official to endorse then candidate Obama for president (Feb, 22, 2007). -- Election Day is May 11th.























A MAJOR ENDORSEMENTS OF MINE IN THE 2013 GENERAL ELECTION FOR MISSOURI CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT A 
- Tideland Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

A FEW OF MY PLATFORM ISSUES FOR THE 2013 GENERAL ELECTION FOR MISSOURI CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT A

- I want to repeal the CNN dubbed “Crash Tax” in Missouri City
- I want to deal with the Uneven Code Enforcement in Missouri City
- I want to see the revitalization of Texas Parkway in Missouri City
- I want to see the equalization of our “Tax Revenues” in Missouri City
- I want to increase “Diversity” on our Commissions, Boards and Committees
- I want to increase “Diversity” in rewarding “City Contracts” in our city

TOGETHER WE CAN BRING MUCH NEEDED CHANGE TO MISSOURI CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT A NEIGHBORHOODS

I’m Rodney Griffin, and I want to be your Missouri City Council District A Representative. 
- FOR MORE INFO VISIT: http://griffinfordistricta.com
Paid for by the Rodney Griffin Campaign for Missouri City Council District A, Jan West Treasurer




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44 Thoughts To Ponder For This Month

Here is the list of the (44) forty-four individuals included in this "Special Issue" of Your Thought Matters Newspaper. If you feel a calling to reach our world with your words of encouragement or reporting of positive information I'd like to discuss your inclusion in our next issue. Your Thought Matters Newspaper is published by Aubrey R. Taylor Communication. For more information call 832.212.8735 today!

1.) Mayor Allen Owen
2.) Pastor Mia Wright
3.) Gallery Furniture
4.) Stephanie Boutte-Phillips
5.) Ashley Washington
6.) Joyce Meyer Ministries
7.) Georgia D. Provost
8.) Yolanda Denise Fontenot
9.) Pastor Paula White
10.) Donald Williams
11.) Roslyn Bazzelle
12.) Apostle Valencia Mashiach Williams
13.) Matchmaker Amber Neal
14.) Les Brown
15.) Pastor Jamal Bryant
16.) Bishop James Dixon, II
17.) State Rep. Ron Reynolds
18.) Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell
19.) John Cage
20.) Dr. D Ivan Young
21.) Creflo A. Dollar
22.) Evang Cassandra Taylor
23.) Elizabeth DeLeon Howard
24.) Rudy & Juanita Rasmus, and Tina Knowles
25.) Bishop James Dixon, II
26.) Jennifer Galaway
27.) Anella Spiller Coleman
28.) Carlondria Dixon
29.) Leslie TopRealtor Hall
30.) Tammi Matthews-Durden
31.) Lisa “Ladyle” Ricardo
32.) Rhonda Williams Thornton
33.) Michael Bunch
34.) Michaeline Yanascavage
35.) Yuri Solomon
36.) Cheron K. Griffin
37.) Diedre Colson
38.) Yogi Matthews
39.) Vannessa Wade
40.) Joel Osteen Ministries
41.) T.D. Jakes Ministries
42.) Constable May Walker
43.) Congressman Al Green
44.) Bishop K J Brown Ministries