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Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Planning for the rains to come (eventually)

State Sen. JEFF WENTWORTH writes about opportunities for homeowners to learn more about rainwater harvesting, including the second annual Rainwater Revival in Dripping Springs.

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Commentary: Sonogram bill more government intrusion into private lives

State Sen. JEFF WENTWORTH writes, “I am a traditional conservative who believes we should get government off our backs and out of our private lives -- and there is nothing more personal or private to a woman...

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Commentary: Why campus carry?

State Sen. Jeff Wentworth, who has introduced legislation allowing concealed handgun licensees to carry their weapons on university campus, writes, "I want to put an element of doubt in a potential shooter's mind."