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What started as a grassroots effort under a tent in Aledo has quickly grown into a statewide initiative to address school finance. Last week, the Birdville school district joined Carroll, Crowley, Grapevine-Colleyville and 178 other districts statewide in the Make Education a...
Evan Smith from The Texas Tribune comments on the Gov's race and a lot of money is being pumped in to some local campaigns. http://www.newsradioklbj.com/Blogs/Blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10156175
News Radio 590 KLBJ's Perry Watson and Todd Jeffries talked to the candidates for public officer over the past month. Click on the link to listen to those converstations... http://www.newsradioklbj.com/Blogs/Home.aspx?BlogID=1000107
When voters go to the polls next Tuesday, they’ll decide who represents House District 49, which runs through the heart of Travis County. In this Campaign Preview, KLBJ’s Perry Watson takes a look at that race.
More than 63-thousand Travis County voters have already cast their ballots in the first week of early voting. Eanes ISD isn't the only district facing their largest bond election ever....KLBJ's Diann Hodges reports Georgetown voters also have some big decisions to make for their...
Flashback to New Year’s Day: The Democrats were counting on an easy win in the race for Ted Kennedy’s old Senate seat in Massachusetts. Kay Bailey Hutchison was promising to resign her Senate seat — soon — to come back home and defeat Texas Gov. Rick Perry. The tea party was a...
The race for another Central Texas House district is becoming a hotly-contested face-off between the incumbent Democrat… and a first-time Republican candidate. News Radio 590-KLBJ’s Perry Watson has more in this Campaign Preview.
The head of the Democratic party in Williamson County resigns to endorse a Republican candidate for District 52. Plus more election news. News Radio 590 KLBJ's Carol Nelson has the story...
An Army major described a dramatic brush with death that he and the first police officer on the scene experienced during the final seconds of last year's shooting massacre on post. Maj. Steven Richter, the officer in charge of the Soldier Readiness Processing Center, said the...