Tag Archives: politics

01011LOISKOLKHORTS

KOLHORST RUNS FOR REELECTION

District 13 State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham has filed for another term.  First elected in 2000, Kolkhorst is a lifelong Washington County resident.  Her district includes Washington, Austin, Colorado,…

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CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL PROTEST JAILED JOUNRNALIST

District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul has sent a letter to the State Department about a journalist jailed in Venezuela. Ed Pothul has this report.   The local congressional representative…

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PRIMARY FILING SEASON BEGINS

Candidates seeking their party’s nomination in next year’s election can begin filing Saturday. The filing period for candidates requesting a place on the 2014 Republican or Democratic primaries need to…

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JP 1 DOUG ZWIENER RUNNING FOR REELECTION

The candidates for next year’s election are continuing to announce their election plans. Precinct One Justice of the Peace Doug Zwiener announced Friday he was running for another term. Zwiener…

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ROTHERMEL REPORTS NO VOTER ID PROBLEMS

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says that registered voters with a recognized form voter identification should have no trouble casting a ballot in the state constitutional election or any other election…

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LUEDTKE RUNNING FOR JP4

There is another candidate vying to become the next Precinct Four Washington County Justice of the Peace. Robin Luedtke announced her candidacy for the position in the Republican Primary set…

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TEXAS SENATOR CORNYN OPTIMISTIC ABOUT END OF SHUT DOWN

Ten days after the U.S. government shutdown, closing two recreational parks at Lake Somerville, along with the curtailment of many social services,  there is little hope that the shutdown will…

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