Tag Archives: Port

Senate Bill 2186 Shows Port of Corpus Christi Instance To Further Their Developer Focused Legislative Agenda

Matt Pierce Port of Corpus Christi officials were able to gain a little more ground on their legislative agenda this week with a single late afternoon strategic bill filing in Austin.  Texas Senate bill 2186 was filed by State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa on Thursday. The bill specifically pertains to the powers and duties of the Port of Corpus Christi

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Analysis: Ahuja Appointment To Port Commission Might Be A Good Thing. How It Came To Be Might Be Another Question

Corpus Christi City Council gave the nod to local businessman Ranjan Ahuja to serve as one of the appointed port commissioners for the city of Corpus Christi. In doing so they also gave the boot to incumbent commissioner Al Jones, who has served on the commission as a city appointee since last year when he replaced Wayne Squires, who resigned.

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Video: A Conversation with Corpus Christi City Councilman Roland Barrera (District 3)

Corpus Christi City Councilman Roland Barrera (District 3) sat down for a candid conversation with Matt Pierce, Publisher and Executive Director of The Southside Light News. During their conversation they discuss issues such as the Regional Transit Authority, local development, parks and recreation and about Mr. Barrera’s decision to not withdraw from votes on city public service contracts. Mr. Barrera

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Our social media strategy or the lack thereof…and why we think it is important

Matt Pierce  Publisher  I often get asked why we don’t have 30,000 followers or likes on Facebook? The reason is because I don’t care. Let me explain this to you and I hope that you’ll come to understand why I feel that way.  For a long time I worked behind the scenes in the news business making content, producing pieces,

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Port Corpus Christi prepares for possible tropical weather

Due to the active hurricane conditions in the Gulf of Mexico, the Port of Corpus Christi has increased its Hurricane Readiness Status to Port Condition 4 (Tropical Hazards expected within 72 hours), in accordance with its 2020 Hurricane Readiness Plan, Port Corpus Christi officials said on Saturday.  “The Port Authority continues to monitor possible impact scenarios for the developing Tropical

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