This week we talk to Christa López the Director at Texas General Land Office. Christa has taken on the unique role of running a traditional job of FEMA, direct disaster housing. Christa discuss how Texas took on that job and how she is fulfilling that responsibility.
When you have to be the guy that has to go to all the fire chiefs, the police chiefs, and the mayor, and the councilman, and the governor, and all these people who probably have kids older than you, or grandkids older than you, it’s hard to get them to push to be innovative.
In small cities, you saw people making decisions based on their own geography, their own people, and people typically listening to those directives, based on experience and what’s happened in the past.
It hasn’t taken long for Harvey to become political. As a matter of fact, it started to become political right away with people talking about Ted Cruz and the vote for superstorm Sandy. And I’m not gonna get into politics