Scott Sanford Announces Re-Election Bid

Today, Representative Scott Sanford announced that he will seek re-election to the Texas House of Representatives for District 70. “I enjoy serving as a citizen legislator,” Sanford said. “It allows me to live and work in my community while I serve as an executive...
Spinning a local Texas tale

Spinning a local Texas tale

By Wyndi Veigel News Editor news@farmersvilletimes.com Sometimes rare opportunities are presented to local businesses and for Fiber Circle owner Diane Piwko that recently included a remodel using only local contractors and Texas made supplies. As the recipient of a...
Transparent Transportation Planning

Transparent Transportation Planning

Ensuring transparency in the transportation planning process was one of our priorities this session. In most areas of our state, transportation policy is overseen by a local Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Our community is served by the North Central Texas...
Conservative, Responsible State Budget

Conservative, Responsible State Budget

During the 84th Legislative Session, we passed an effective and conservative budget for the 2016-2017 biennium. This $209.4 billion budget represents growth of 3.6%, less than 2% each year. The Legislature kept state spending well below the constitutional spending cap...
Texas Transportation Update

Texas Transportation Update

This is the 2nd in a series of updates from the recent 84th Legislative Session. Construction and maintenance of state highways and roads creates a significant number of jobs, promotes commerce and industry, and facilitates statewide tourism. It is no surprise, then,...
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