He once was responsible for collecting billions of dollars in state revenue, but this week Bob Judge is head chauffeur for
If you think it’s a demotion, think again. The former state revenue secretary wouldn’t have it any other way.
This is his fifth time volunteering to coordinate transportation for state delegates headed to the Republican National Convention. He’s the first friendly face many of the state’s 400 delegates will see when they arrive in
He got here himself just yesterday but after several trips between the airport and hotel he drives the short stretch like a pro. He’s been picking up the early arrivals by car, but tomorrow and Sunday, when delegates start arriving en masse, they’ll be transported by bus.
Mr. Judge coordinated pick-up schedules to coincide with flight arrival times and is working to ensure no delegate has to wait too long. Eight trips are scheduled for tomorrow and 14 for Saturday.
It’s been a piece of cake compared to the 1992 convention at the Houston Astrodome. Traffic there was nightmarish, Mr. Judge said.