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Legislation Banning Sanctuary City Policies Clears Hurdle

Gov. Greg Abbott on Feb. 8 praised the Texas Senate’s approval of legislation to ban sanctuary cities, an item on his priority list for the current legislative session. Senate Bill 4 by Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, passed after 16 hours of floor debate… [ M O R E ]

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- Colorado County Courthouse Report

Six Sentenced In County Court Six individuals were sentenced in Colorado County District Court on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in Columbus before Judge Jessica Crawford. They included: --William Rodney Brown Jr., 21, of Wimberley, possession of a controlled s...

- Colorado County Sheriff’s Report

Sunday, January 1 At approximately 8:50 a.m., Deputy Carlos Ortiz was dispatched to a residence in Alleyton in reference to a death investigation. Justice of the Peace Pct. 3, Francis Truchard, arrived on scene to conduct an inquest. After further...

- Eagle Lake Police Department Report

February 4 At approximately 0904 hours Officer Weatherall was dispatched to the 500 block of S Austin regarding a patient concern. The incident was documented. At approximately 1022 hours Officer Weatherall was dispatched to the 400 block of FM...

- Senator Kolkhorst Introduces Private Property Rights Legislative Package

Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) has introduced a new legislative package to give landowners new tools and safeguards to protect their land from eminent domain abuse. “All of our freedoms flow from the ability to own and protect private propert...

- Kolkhorst Appointed To State Preservation Board Post

Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst has been appointed by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick to the Texas State Preservation Board. The Preservation Board is tasked with preserving and maintaining the Texas Capitol, the Capitol Extension, the 1857 General Land Office...

- Schubert Appointed To Key House Committees

On Thursday, State Representative Leighton Schubert (R-Caldwell) was appointed to serve on three key House committees for the 85th legislative session: Energy Resources, Special Purpose Districts and House Administration. “It is an honor to serve t...

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Commissioners Approve Ambulance Purchase

Colorado County commissioners, meeting on Monday, Feb. 13, authorized the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) department to purchase a slightly smaller transit ambulance to use on transfers of patients between medical facilities. EMS Director Michael Fu...

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