John Sharp appointed to lead Hurricane Harvey recovery

Faced with what is probably the biggest natural disaster in the state’s history, Gov. Greg Abbott turned Thursday to Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp, a savvy, no-nonsense politician with a track record of getting things done, to coordinate the rebuilding of communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

“I have a simple charge for Commissioner Sharp,” Abbott said in naming the 67-year-old former state comptroller to lead the newly created Governor’s Commission to Rebuild Texas,“ and that is to (read more)

Source: Austin American Statesman | Jonathan Tilove

 

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