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Chili Fundraiser

Feb 2, 2015 No Comments ››

The Denton County Democratic Fundraiser is just one of the ways our local Democrats get together to have some fun, meet new people and chow down on the most Texas of Cuisine: Chili, what else? This year the Annual Fundraiser was held at the Denton Visual Arts Center and was attended by approximately 100 people. ...

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Buh-bye Rick

Jan 20, 2015 No Comments ››

But seriously folks. It appears that former Texas Governor Rick Perry is considering a run for the White House ... another one. And, given his record in Texas: an education system that ranks near the bottom among all states; most uninsured population; highest number of minimum-wage jobs; an increase of Texans living in poverty, and a preference for putting special ...

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New Two-Step, One Sticker

Jan 15, 2015 No Comments ››

Beginning March 1, 2015, vehicles will no longer be issued a separate inspection sticker and a separate registration sticker.  Instead the registration sticker will serve as combined proof of inspection and registration.  You will be able to renew your car registration after first passing an inspection. Check out the facts and be prepared! Learn all about it ...

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Weekly Update

Nov 6, 2014 No Comments ››

They say that defeat is only opportunity for victory down the road. So, forward we go towards 2016! Last night's election returns were brutal. No one denies how bad it was nationwide, but locally it seemed much more personal. Even so, we go forward.But first, we must commend our candidates - Emy, Lisa, Daniel, Patrick, David and ...

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We Don’t Need Fixin’!

Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ››

The Texas Republican Party has lead the assault on LGBTQ individuals and families. Their war continues today as the state Republican convention voted to approve a platform that includes "reparative therapy" to change what is wrong with us. I've got news for the GOP. We don't need fixin'! Our Democratic nominee for Governor, Wendy Davis, has ...

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Price Too Great to End Obamacare

Nov 15, 2013 No Comments ››

The fortune in my cookie this week read, “It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.” How true for the Monday morning quarterbacking Republicans who continue the outrageous lies about the Affordable Care Act - ObamaCare. Constructive criticism can be useful, but working toward failure without first offering viable improvements blurs the line ...

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Off with Her Hair!

May 11, 2013 No Comments ››

This is a story of anger, embarrassment and challenge; so settle back and relax while you read it; then at the end, grab your checkbook or your credit card. Here is where it begins.  I have a part-time job working for Phyllis Wolper, the Real Estate Professional (I love the work and have a great boss).  ...

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GOP Shame Gang

Apr 24, 2013 No Comments ››

On April 10th the Texas State Senate passed Senate Bill 11 unanimously. This bill, written by State Senator Jane Nelson, institutes drug testing for TANF recipients. TANF, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, is an assistance program that distributes a monthly stipend determined by family size and income. As usual, the GOP is concerned that the ...

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West Inferno Could Waltz Across Texas

Apr 24, 2013 No Comments ››

First, we want to send our condolences and prayers towards those in West, Texas, in light of last week's tragic events. But, second, we should honor those citizens who lost their lives. With the lax regulation in Texas, it could happen anywhere. Highly dangerous chemicals and explosive conditions exist all across the state through a devil's agreement ...

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Pigs, Lipstick, and Vouchers

Mar 11, 2013 No Comments ››

As the battle to properly fund public education in Texas rages on, we are beginning see a common weft running through the rough weave of our state legislature. During the last session, Republicans gleefully cut billions of dollars from a Texas public education system that had already been traditionally underfunded. In a piece titled “Of Course ...

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