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Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Congressional panel extends review of Roger Williams ethics case

Congressional ethics investigators have decided to take a further look at U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, an Austin Republican who represents western Hays County, over a legislative amendment he pushed that allegedly benefited his car dealership. Williams, who owns Roger Williams Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Weatherford, has denied any wrongdoing.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Lamar Smith’s climate change views win ‘Flat Earth’ award

Christmas elves, pirates and scientists gathered Monday to present climate change skeptic U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, with a fake award from the “Flat Earth Foundation of Texas.”

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Lamar Smith among Texas GOP congressmen expecting a Tea Party challenger in 2016

Mark one potential challenger off the list: State Sen. Donna Campbell says she’s not interested in the veteran San Antonio lawmaker’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Hays County candidates get ready to rumble as early voting nears

The San Marcos Area League of Women Voters this evening will host contenders and pretenders in next month’s party primaries including Republicans running for Texas Senate, Hays County District Attorney and a Hays County Justice of the...

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

No upsets in Hays County’s gerrymandered Congress, State Senate seats

Tuesday's unfolding election returns yielded no surprise finishes in any of three U.S. Congress districts that overlap Hays County nor in either of the county's two Texas Senate districts.

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

San Antonio daily endorses Narvaiz

Former San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz has won the endorsement of the San Antonio Express-News, the largest circulation newspaper in the new CD-35 she is running to represent in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Court: Texas political maps don’t protect minorities

Texas lawmakers didn’t comply with the Voting Rights Act when they drew new maps for congressional, state Senate and state House districts, a federal court in Washington, D.C., ruled Tuesday.

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Perry says he supports Narvaiz for U.S. Congress

Gov. Rick Perry gave a blessing, however briefly, to former Mayor Susan Narvaiz's campaign for U.S. Congress today while visiting San Marcos to tout the statewide sales tax holiday.

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Williams, Riddle vie for votes in CD-25 GOP runoff

After the May 29 primary, Roger Williams and Wes Riddle emerged from a field of a dozen Republican candidates running for Texas' 25th Congressional District with a combined total of less than 40 percent of the vote.

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

GOP runoff candidates invited to Hays County forum

Republican candidates in the July 31 runoff election — including candidates vying for U.S. Congress, state senate and a state district judge bench — are expected at a forum the weekend after next.

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