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Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Letter: I believe in public schools and Jason Isaac

— EDITOR: After reading several letters to the Editor I felt compelled to write this one. I have lived in Hays County and the Dripping Springs ISD for seven years. I have four children attending school there from high school to grade school ages. My wife is currently a substitute teacher but has over 20

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Letter: A wife’s endorsement for John Adams

In a letter to the editor, SHARON ADAMS says she supporters her husband John Adam's bid for state representative because of his passion for public education.

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Letter: Nothing ‘slight’ about John Adam’s tax hikes

In a letter to the editor, KAREN KESWICK scoffs at a previous writer who minimized property tax increases supported by Dripping Springs school board member John Adams, who is now running for state representative.

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Letter: Zaffirini still a force in Texas Senate

In a letter to the editor, Mayor DANIEL GUERRERO says we were wrong in saying Sen. Judith Zaffirini won't chair any significant legislative committees. Her new appointment as chair of the Government Oversight committee is a major...

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Letter: Isaac’s merit pay for teachers is right on the money

In a letter to the editor, Kyle resident MICHELLE CHRISTI writes that State Rep. Jason Isaac's support of tying educator's compensation to their performance is a common sense reform.

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Letter: Isaac, GOP budget cuts harmed local schools

In a letter to the editor, Dripping Springs resident MARVADENE EVES argues that the Legislature's reductions to education funding forced Hays County school boards to cut budgetary "fat" that wasn't there.

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Letter: Campbell campaigns as ‘the artful dodger’

In a letter to the editor, Cibolo resident MELISSA DUFRESNES describes the Republican state senate hopeful as a policy ignoramus avoiding hard questions en route to the Texas Legislature.

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Letter: A vote for Adams is a vote for adequately funding education

— EDITOR: My husband and I moved to Dripping Springs 12 years ago specifically because we wanted a good school district for our fourth grade daughter. Thankfully, she graduated with honors in 2010, and we were extremely...

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Letter: Where in the world is Donna Campbell?

EDITOR: Donna Campbell, come out, come out, where ever you are! Donna Campbell won’t debate the issues with John Courage, her opponent, but instead she hobnobs with Tea Partiers in Llano County which isn’t even in district...

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Letter: Adams ‘won’t make further cuts to education’

In this letter to the editor, Austin resident CHARLOTTE SLACK urges a vote for John Adams of Dripping Springs for state representative.

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