BIZARRO! COUNCILMEMBER MARTINEZ CARES ABOUT CAMPAIGN MANAGER’S CHILD, BUT NOT YOURS

Last year, after Mike Martinez took over the position of chair of ACC’s Public Health and Human Services Committee, he held private discussions with several Fluoride Free Austin members concerning the potential addition of a warning against mixing infant formula with tapwater to the city’s utilities bill.  During that time, he unexpectedly invited Laura Pressley to become his Facebook “friend.”  Surprised, Dr. Pressley accepted out of curiosity, and some routine exchanges followed. Routine, that is, until September 23, when she commented on a picture he had posted of his cute honorary nephew:        


   


According to our information, Amy Everhart, Martinez’s onetime campaign manager, currently serves as policy director to Mayor Lee Leffingwell. 

On December 15, Martinez voted to continue Austin’s water fluoridation program indefinitely and to provide a toothless non-warning about dental fluorosis to participants in the state’s WIC (women, infants and children) nourishment program for low-income mothers.

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