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Kirk Watson

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.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Texas mulls alternatives to the gas tax

Over the next several months, hundreds of electric and plug-in hybrid cars will arrive in Texas cities. The vehicles will emit little pollution and generally be far cheaper to operate than conventional vehicles. For the state government,...

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Rose awarded as 'visionary'

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society presented State Representative Patrick Rose with its “Texas Visionary” award at a ceremony in his district office on Sept. 15th because of his efforts on their behalf.

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Tension escalates between Barton and Sumter

A meeting of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) has led to a war of words between Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton, left, and County Judge Liz Sumter, right.