Thursday, January 8th, 2015
In this commentary, former state chief revenue estimator BILLY HAMILTON writes that no one really knows what plunging oil prices will mean for Texas’ economy, but rising fears of a 1980s-style recession are overblown — at least for now. Things have changed since the last bust, when I was the state's chief revenue estimator.
Monday, June 16th, 2014
Since teachers are often the first to see signs that a child may have been abused, community members must pick up the slack when school is out of session, CASA of Central Texas Executive Director NORMA CASTILLA-BLACKWELL...
Thursday, May 8th, 2014
San Marcos real estate investor JASON A. MITTMAN says Danny Gonzales’ positive attitude and work ethic qualifies him for the District 1 seat on the San Marcos CISD board of trustees. Election Day is Saturday, May 10....
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
The Hays County commissioner writes that a proposed 2,031-acre master planned development presents opportunity to an impoverished city by expanding single-family housing and offering corporate employers a campus where they can be proud to set up shop
Friday, March 14th, 2014
Texas Democratic leaders tried to keep Kinky Friedman off of their November ticket, for fear voters will not take him seriously. But if he wins a runoff for agriculture commissioner in May, he might offer them their...
Sunday, March 9th, 2014
Through the power of name recognition, Naomi Narvaiz and Danny Gonzales could have invisible running mates who never consented to being on the ticket.
Monday, February 10th, 2014
State Sen. Donna Campbell emerged bloodied and bruised — but as defiant and disingenuous as ever — from a candidate forum hosted last week by the Hays County Republican Party Executive Committee.
Thursday, January 16th, 2014
H-E-B’s plans to build a 46,500-square-foot grocery store on the campus of the shuttered Bowen Intermediate School has predictably stirred passions among certain residents loath to accept changes to an eccentric village they tend to like as-is.
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
In a letter to the editor, San Marcos resident GRIFFIN SPELL says one of the five finalists stands above the rest for City Hall’s top administrative position.
Thursday, October 31st, 2013
San Marcos City Council candidate BILL TAYLOR says he has a track record of making solid decisions in the crucible of San Marcos politics.