Tag Archives: politics

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL SAYS PRESIDENT IS HANDWRINGING ON IRAQ CRISIS

District 10 Congressional Representative Michael McCaul says the current crisis in Iraq ‘demands immediate action.’  The local representative says however, that President Obama ‘can’t make a decision.’ Congressman McCaul is…

CONGRESSMAN McCaul PRAISES TERROR SUSPECT BUSTS

Congressman Michael McCaul is applauding this week’s arrest of two central Texas terror suspects. Prosecutors say Michael Todd Wolfe was arrested Tuesday at the Bush International Airport in Houston and…

PERRY CALLS FOR PUBLIC UNIVERSITY AUDIT

Gov. Rick Perry wants an audit for every public university in Texas. The governor sent a letter to all the state supported institutions after an audit revealed the University of…