Lee Kaplan earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University in 1973 . He graduated from The University of Texas, School of Law in 1976. In 1977, he joined the Baker Botts Law Firm as an associate and became a partner in 1984 . Kaplan then founded a firm in 1995 called Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, L.L.P. .
It has been found that Lee Kaplan accepted illicit donations from contractors during a period in the election where candidates were forbidden from taking any donations for a time .
Kaplan would like to properly educate and train police officers, recruit more officers, and raise their salary .
Kaplan wants to keep the city cleaner to ensure better resident health and happiness .
Kaplan would like to address the growing traffic by fixing potholes, building new roads, and promoting public transit. He also wishes to reduce unchecked development in the city .
Kaplan wishes to further invest in youth by allowing the government to play a bigger role in HISD .
Kaplan wants to promote Houston’s big and small businesses, and provide quality jobs .
No endorsements could be found.