Yesterday was the start of Sunshine Week, an annual media campaign that highlights the need — and right — to know what our elected officials are doing and how our tax dollars are being spent.
After digesting a transcript of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s appearance in Dallas last week, at which Abbott outlined a 40-point “action plan” for reducing gun violence in general and school shootings in particular, we’re still not sure how serious Abbott is about addressing the issue.
Millions of Americans who flocked to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots on the opposite sides of a national political tug-of-war have more in common than they think.
Ordinarily we would expect to be found on the Republican side in most elections. The national Democratic Party has drifted so far to the left and tends to offer so little in the way of new ideas that we — and most Texans — don’t tend to feel at home there.
As the U.S. Representative of 700,000 Northeast Texans, it’s my duty to stay constantly engaged with the folks back home to ensure I’m truly representing their will in Congress. Over the past few weeks, I’ve hosted a series of open houses spread throughout the 18 counties in Texas’ 4th Distr…
Aircraft that were instrumental for the United States and its allies during World War II are taking to the air yet again on Saturday in Terrell.
- Local church, Boy Scouts celebrate 100-year connection
- County, area facing multiple murder cases
- Candidates file for May 2 city council, school board elections
- Construction of new middle school continues
- Primary early voting to begin in county
- City receives huge boost in sales tax revenue
- Really Good Sports: Local collector loans memorabilia to museum for display
- City secretary gets state certification
- Health professional to speak at chamber luncheon
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