Thursday, September 6, 2012
Under fire, JP Baker announces plans to retire
By Nolan Hicks - Express-News
Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Keith Baker will retire from his position at the end of the year, ending a North Side Republican-on-Republican political fight.
Baker was under heavy pressure to step down from his position after it was discovered his office had issued almost no warrants between Sept 2011 and June 2012.
“I plan on ending my 30 years of public service by retiring on December 31, 2012,” Baker wrote in his two-sentence retirement letter, which he sent Wednesday to County Commissioner Kevin Wolff.
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