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I read the news today, oh boy. And by "read" I mean skimmed. And by "news" I mean aggregates. And by "today" I mean round-the-clock. And by "oh boy" I mean I'm suffering from email newsletter … more
As the latest Central American caravan presses North, it grows in size, and as of Monday reached more than 7,000-strong. Whether 700 or 7,000 migrants ever enter the U.S., their presence would be bad … more
It’s quite simple, really.We Texans have a right to know how our taxpayer dollars are spent.It’s our money. We, the people, choose our government. Our elected public officials represent us. They … more
There are so many news stories, not all bad — but most of them not good — that occupy the dinner table discussions at my home. We’ve shed tears, shared frustrations, debated politics and … more
Leander resident Jeff Jenkins told Leander City Council members, “To take away voting places, you’re taking away someone’s right to vote." … more
The dictionary definition of Liberty is: “the power or scope to act as one pleases,” and as Independence Day reminds us, we love to celebrate our liberty. But somehow in my lifetime, we have … more
The federal government has created yet another immigration employment hurdle for U.S. science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workers, according to a new report. After obtaining data … more
For decades, Democratic and Republican White Houses have winked at border and interior immigration enforcement, tolerated catch and release, abided sanctuary cities, ignored visa overstays, looked … more
Property taxes in Texas are a lot like dealing with a fresh wound.Every year, we vent our rage because our property tax bills go up. Lately, they go up a lot. We’re wounded yet again.But serious, … more
Dear Editor,I read with interest the letter printed in last week’s paper by Mr. David Hahn, responding to a column by Carl Golden about President Trump’s treatment of the media. Here are my … more
(This letter was submitted in response to the Hill Country News' publication of photos from a recent appearance of the Shrine Circus at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park)Dear Editor,It’s hard to … more
To the editor: In the March 15 edition of the Hill Country News, a gentleman, Brian Bolton, write in concerning the, "First Annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast" to express his concern that elected … more
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