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Kent Grusendorf

Education activist, former state lawmaker

Kent Grusendorf represented Arlington for twenty years in the Texas Legislature, where his primary interest and focus was education. He spent his professional life as a businessman and entrepreneur. He has remained involved in education policy issues in Texas.

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Fear vs. principle in the Texas Legislature

The 2019 Texas Legislative session was driven at least as much by fear as by principle. Without question, the surprisingly close 2018 election results for Republican statewide officials — and losses of 12 Republican House seats and two Senate seats — sent shock waves throughout the Texas Capitol.