Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
— — COMMENTARY by LISA PREWITT Many of the challenges the community faces seem to be commonly shared: The desire for transportation efficiency, parking solutions, safe and stable neighborhoods, housing diversity, sustainable economic growth, preservation of culture, history and environment, and education choices that allow our youth success. I have owned and operated a residential
Friday, May 17th, 2013
In this guest commentary, two city council members make the extraordinarily rare move of publicly urging their counterparts on the San Marcos CISD board of trustees to start televising their meetings.
Friday, February 15th, 2013
Before deciding what to do about immigration, Republicans should first decide what not to do. They should not buy in to the Obama/liberal Democrats’ plan to legalize every person who is in the country illegally.
Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
— COMMENTARY by LAURA HUFFMAN During the last legislative session here in Texas, about 6,000 bills were filed. Fewer than 1,400 of them were passed. That’s a lot of legislative traffic with very low odds of success....
Monday, July 16th, 2012
Hays County Pct. 2 Commissioner MARK JONES takes the Austin City Council to task for scrubbing SH 45 SW from its comprehensive master plan. The proposed road would connect Mopac in Austin with FM 1626 in Hays...
Thursday, July 12th, 2012
Texas Attorney General GREG ABBOTT writes about Buda resident David Glickler's prosecution of a politically powerful doctor in Winkler County and his cronies for retaliating against two whistleblower nurses.
Thursday, February 16th, 2012
In this guest commentary, Texas House Speaker JOE STRAUSS says manufacturing is not dead, especially in Texas, but that the state and federal government should take steps that will allow the sector to thrive.
Thursday, October 21st, 2010
In this commentary, retired Texas State agriculture professor Lon Shell says Austin Community College won't be able to address job training needs in San Marcos and won't allow for enough local control over a San Marcos campus.
Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board President Larry Landaker addresses continuing criticisms for the board's firing of former General Manager Juan Garza earlier this month. Landaker says the reasons aren't secret, but confidential.
Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
In this commentary, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) notes the approach of Memorial Day by saying the federal government can, and has, improved services for military veterans.