TOM BEAN — Only a handful of days remain until voters in Tom Bean decide whether to grant their local school district a victory in a Tax Ratification Election, which would raise approximately $500,000 for classroom instruction across the District’s three schools. If approved, the TRE would raise property taxes in the town by 13 cents over the rollback rate, or $130 annually for every $100,000 of valuation.
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Early voting for the Nov. 4 Grayson County General and Special Election ends Friday.
WASHINGTON — While most Republicans are focused on Tuesday’s midterms, some members are already eyeing another race: The battleto be the next chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
WASHINGTON — he Federal Reserve on Wednesday formally ended its controversial purchases of government and mortgage bonds, and in doing so cleared the decks for eventual increases in interest rates, last seen in 2008.
FORT WORTH — Buoyed by recent polling numbers in the Texas governor’s race, Republican nominee Greg Abbott touted his support among female voters during a Wednesday campaign stop, less than a week before the Nov. 4 election.
WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John Cornyn’s re-election campaign looks to be in comfortable shape as Tuesday’s voting approaches, but the Texan is still pushing hard because as his party’s political prospects rise and fall, so do his own.
Early voting for the Nov. 4 Grayson County General and Special Election continues through Friday.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz will spend Saturday in Georgia pitching voters on David Perdue. That will bring to three the number of Senate nominees the Texas tea partier has clasped hands with this fall.
WASHINGTON—The White House National Security Council announced late Thursday that it was transferring a terrorism detainee from Afghanistan into U.S. law enforcement custody to face federal charges in this country in a civilian court.
WASHINGTON—Almost every House member is on the stump this month, wrapping up re-election bids, with most cruising to new terms and a handful on both sides of the aisle scrambling to hang on to their jobs. But for a select few GOP lawmakers — those actively seeking committee chairmanships — the final days before Nov. 4 are as much about lining up support among colleagues as they are about connecting with voters.