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Backseat Driver

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13. Banking buddies? - UMB, n.a. has economic hubs in both TX and CO...and other states.
Tue May 14, 2024, 11:24 AM
May 14

Last edited Tue May 14, 2024, 12:11 PM - Edit history (2)

https://www.khou.com/article/news/local/texas/who-is-mike-miles/285-44ef62a0-d90d-44af-9071-3b9720f55b6c

https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2023/06/01/who-is-mike-miles-texas-education-agency-picks-houston-isd-superintendent-commencing-state-takeover/

"Later, he served in the U.S. State Department as a Soviet analyst and member of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research. He then served as a Diplomat to Poland and Russia at the end of the Cold War, finishing his state department work as the Special Assistant to the Ambassador to Russia.


https://tea.texas.gov/about-tea/news-and-multimedia/news-releases/news-2023/tea-announces-charter-school-decisions-after-state-board-of-education-vote

https://coloradoleague.org/partners-vendors/premium-sponsors.html (Scroll to bottom of page to see bank info).

https://blog.umb.com/institutional-banking-economic-development-financing-tools-for-municipalities/


Hmmmm...a possible (I hedge plausibility) trail of breadcrumb connected civic banking buddies...?
We have schools Snoopy 7 May 14 #1
He fired the 2023 Principal of the Year! TexasBushwhacker May 14 #9
Actually, without looking it up right now, Susan Calvin May 14 #10
Abbott and his sycophant legislature have two Dominionists supporting them who want to kill public schools. Lonestarblue May 14 #2
+1. Christian dominionist are our Taliban. nt Hotler May 14 #6
I'd like to see how he did this Beatlelvr May 14 #3
It seemed as though radical noodle May 14 #8
Charter schools always have been about funneling taxpayer money to senseandsensibility May 14 #16
Of course... radical noodle May 15 #20
You're right senseandsensibility May 15 #24
He moved the goal post for approval to allocate funds from $100,000.00 to $1,000,000.00 jaxexpat May 14 #11
seems like he overlapped administrations for Texas and Colorado. They are trying to get paper trail BlueWaveNeverEnd May 14 #14
WOW, hoping the nightly news picks up on this. KS Toronado May 14 #4
Talk about corruption! Texas seems to invent a new type every year. Fla Dem May 14 #5
He's Republican, right? Jerry2144 May 14 #7
I've been trying to find another source for this info... Nittersing May 14 #12
The Houston Chron finally has it tonight TBF May 14 #18
thx BlueWaveNeverEnd May 14 #19
Banking buddies? - UMB, n.a. has economic hubs in both TX and CO...and other states. Backseat Driver May 14 #13
Kicked and recommended Uncle Joe May 14 #15
This is in the Houston Chron tonight -- TBF May 14 #17
My impression of Texas in general (politically and economically speaking) B.See May 15 #21
And that Attorney General skated a couple months ago. Patterson May 15 #22
The rural areas anyway. But remember Texas has several TBF May 15 #23
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