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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Isaac endorses Rubio for president while Campbell backs Cruz

ELECTION 2016 | Bucking a majority of his colleagues in the Legislature, State Rep. Jason Isaac is urging Republican voters to choose U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio over U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in the March 1 primary. The Dripping Springs Republican is one of five Rubio campaign co-chairs in Texas.

Friday, December 11th, 2015

San Marcos officials lobby for federal flood relief funds

Battered by two once-in-a-lifetime floods in the span of six months, San Marcos officials are lobbying for federal funds to reduce the risk to life and property next time.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Doggett bucks Obama administration on Syrian, Iraqi refugee plan

The Austin Democrat who represents part of Hays County was among five Texas Democrats who shrugged off a presidential veto threat and overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday that would block Syrian and Iraqi refugees from entering the...

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Congressman to honor Hays County flood first responders

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett will honor police officers, firefighters and other Hays County first responders on Friday for their life-saving efforts in the aftermath of the Memorial Day weekend floods.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

President Obama welcomes San Antonio Spurs with White House ceremony

At a White House ceremony, the president on Monday offered the reigning NBA champions advice on winning back-to-back, one of the few milestones the Spurs have yet to reach.

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Texas State could get $15M for ‘active shooter’ training

The university’s ALERRT Center may be the main beneficiary of millions of dollars requested by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for law enforcement education in the aftermath of the recent Fort Hood shootings.

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Brad Rollins’ Blog: San Marcos trustee candidates have big names to lean on

Through the power of name recognition, Naomi Narvaiz and Danny Gonzales could have invisible running mates who never consented to being on the ticket.

Friday, February 28th, 2014

$5.77M grant will fund runway improvements at San Marcos airport

The San Marcos Municipal Airport was awarded $5.77 million in federal and state monies to improve pavement and lighting at the facility, particularly to one of its runways.

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Week-long series celebrates Civil Rights champions

A succession of special events celebrating the legacies of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is underway in San Marcos.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Narvaiz: I’m ready for an ‘uphill battle’ versus Doggett

In a Facebook post yesterday, former San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz said she filed to run for U.S. Congress because it was “unconscionable” to let U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett win a tenth term without opposition.

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