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Bryan Hannah

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

New veterans task force hopes to expand services

Hays County Commissioners have formed a veterans task force to evaluate the needs of county veterans and determine what additional services to provide. The main feature in the county's present service menu for veterans is a bus taking them to a Veterans Administration (VA) hospital in San Antonio twice a week. Members of the task force say...

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Commissioners to vote on KBR contract cancellation

The Hays County Commissioners Court will vote on Tuesday on whether to cancel the controversial FM 110 contract awarded to KBR.

Friday, March 27th, 2009

KBR contract still up in the air

A engineering contract with Kellogg Brown and Root for part of the first phase of the San Marcos loop is not on the Hays County commissioners court agenda for Tuesday.

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Video: Veterans press Hays County to dump KBR

Video of Hays County Commissioners Court testimony and discussion of an engineering contract with Kellogg Brown and Root for a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 110.

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Veterans’ concerns over KBR puts loop engineering contract on hold

Hays County leaders have delayed executing an engineering contract with Kellogg Brown and Root after servicemen argued that the company's alleged war-zone failures means they ought not be awarded taxpayer money.