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GOV. PERRY IN CALIFORNIA TO SEEK BATTERY FACTORY

Gov. Rick Perry wants a  battery factory to come to Texas and has traveled to Sacramento to lure it in. The outgoing Texas governor arrived at in of the Tesla…

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TEXAS REPUBLICANS CHANGE LANGUAGE ON GAY ISSUES

The Texas Republican Convention is continuing in Fort Worth today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday). They are adopting a platform for this election year.  One of the issues that concerns them…

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KOLKHORST TO SPEAK AT STATE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION

Republicans across the state, including Brenham Republican State Representative Lois Kolkhorst, are coming together at the Ft. Worth Convention Center for the State Republican Convention. The Washington County delegation consists…

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PRESIDENT OBAMA’S ENVIRONMENTAL RULES TO AFFECT TEXAS

The new emissions standards announced by President Obama will have a big effect on Texas. The new rules set down by the President yesterday (Monday),  the state must reduce heat…

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CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL SAYS SHINSEKI RESIGNATION AN OPPORTUNITY FOR REFORM

District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul called today’s (Friday’s) resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary  Eric Shinseki a chance to ‘move forward under new leadership.’ McCaul, who represents Brenham and Washington…

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CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL PRAISES FAYETTE POWER PLANT

District 10 Congressman Michael McCaul congratulated  the Fayette Power Plant for receiving the Coal Combustion Products Partnership Award. The power plant received the award from the Environmental Protection Agency. In…

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BILL KENDALL ELECTED PRECINCT FOUR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

Attorney Bill Kendall was elected the next Justice of the Peace Precinct Four after Tuesday’s  Republican primary runoff election. Kendall defeated runoff opponent Robin Luedtke with 613 votes to Luedtke’s…

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says early voting has been brisk.  Friday is the last day.

LAST DAY TO VOTE EARLY FOR RUNOFFS

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says the turnout in early voting for the primary runoffs have been amazing as we go into the last day of early voting. She reports…

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SAN ANTONIO MAYOR COULD GET CABINET POSITION

A prominent Texan could be headed for a cabinet position in the Obama Administration. Three term San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is on the top lists to become the next…

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CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL HOLDS HOMELAND SECURITY HEARINGS

Local congressional representative Michael McCaul said this (Wednesday) morning that the Department of Homeland Security’s mission is critical, but it is also critical that it keeps its finances in check,…

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