All I want for Christmas is an independent in the House

House District 17 Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt (Republican, Lexington) won re-election on November 4th, only to announce 17 days later his intent to resign and become general counsel for the Texas Department of Agriculture. The election was just called with a filing period to close on December 22, three days before Christmas.

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DON’T CUT OFF THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER BASIN – A FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL

The simple title of a recent Austin American-Statesman letter-to-the-editor caught my eye: “Don’t cut off river basin.”  When I looked at who wrote the letter, I became even more interested: the county judges of all five counties through which the Colorado River meanders between Austin and the Gulf of Mexico were signatories.  Pretty impressive I […]

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