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Pass both bonds for better roads, safer communities, no tax hike

Chuck Nash

Hays County’s population has doubled in just 15 years, from 100,000 to 200,000 residents. Fast growth puts great strain on essential county functions, like roads and emergency services, and threatens the safety and quality of life of every Hays County family.

That’s why our county leaders developed Propositions 1 and 2 on this fall’s General Election ballot. These propositions present a thoughtful and responsible plan to protect Hays County’s public safety and quality of life as we grow, and they will not require any increase in the tax rate.

Locker room sex talk

Lamar Hankins - Local Resident

Although I am about the age of Donald Trump, I don’t presume that my experience with locker room sex talk is indicative of all that occurs, but my experience will contrast well with what Trump had to say to Billy Bush, the television personality from Access Hollywood and NBC.

Get real about child welfare

Editor:

The Austin Statesman recently reported that our state leaders, Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick and House Speaker Strauss sent a letter to the Department of Child Protective Services stating that it is “completely unacceptable that the state isn’t making timely visits to children believed to be in immediate danger of abuse and neglect.” The article then went on to point out that children had not been seen within 24 and 72 hours after report of abuse. This means that these children could possibly be in a period of immediate danger, but were not seen.

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