Category Archives: Texas

David vs. the Straus-phere – the fight for a conservative Texas House Speaker

As the Texas 2013 legislative session gears up, conservatives are once again calling for a more conservative house speaker. David Simpson Speaker Straus has long held the position largely thanks to support from Democrats and many Republicans who seem to like the status-quo of this more moderate state representative. This year David Simpson put his hat into the race to challenge Straus, but unlike the biblical […]

Texas 2013 local elections approaching

For many people in the U.S.A., the political season is behind them for another four years. For the more enlightened, they are looking to the elections in two years, but for the die-hard political activists, at least in Texas, we have our sights on the upcoming “local political subdivisions and counties” elections to be held […]

Low income housing in Sachse TX may threaten home prices and stress ISDs funding

The developer VDC Sachse Reserve I, LLC recently sent out notices to the City of Sachse and the Wylie Independent School District states that VDC is making application for the Housing Tax Credit Program (HTCP) and HOME Program with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for Woodbridge Estates: an apartment community comprised […]

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