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Carnahan Triumphs at League of Women Voters Forum

By admin | Feb 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On February 15th, Linda Koop and Chad Carnahan faced each other at the Dallas League of Women Voters Forum.  It was a triumphant night for Carnahan as he repeatedly showed a better command of critical issues than the incumbent Koop.  You can view the entire event at this link: http://lwvrichardson.org/2018102video.html   Read more news by…

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High Texas Property Taxes – Part 3 – Special Interests

By admin | Feb 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Texas is the second largest state in America, and the state property tax generates billions of dollars.  Special interests and lobbyists are always close by when this much money is involved.  How do taxpayers protect themselves from abuse by those powerful forces? For more information on the Texas Municipal League, visit https://www.tml.org.  For more information…

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High Texas Property Taxes – Part 2 – Bond Issues

By admin | Feb 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Texas is growing, and we have seen lots of bond issues.  That’s understandable.  But there have been so many bond issues that we are now the 2nd most indebted state in America (among the largest states).  The bulk of all that debt is local debt from cities, counties, and school districts.  As taxpayers, we need…

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League of Women Voters Candidate Forum – Texas House District 102

By admin | Feb 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Dallas League of Women Voters has scheduled a candidate forum for the Texas House District 102 election.  It will be on Thursday, February 15th, at 7PM at the RISD Administration Building (400 S Greenville Avenue in Richardson).  The three candidates will be in attendance – Chad Carnahan, Scott Kilgore, and incumbent Linda Koop. We’ll…

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High Texas Property Tax – How & Why. Part 1

By admin | Feb 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Texas has the 6th highest property tax of all 50 states.  We assume it is because we have no income tax, but that is not true.  We do not have adequate limits on tax increases.  This is the first in a series on how Texas homeowners can push back against the rapid rise in property…

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A Personal Statement About Life

By admin | Jan 27, 2018 | Comments Off on A Personal Statement About Life
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Carnahan Earns Highest Rating from NRA

By admin | Jan 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Carnahan Earns Highest Rating from NRA

The Carnahan campaign has earned the National Rifle Association’s highest rating for a candidate for office. According to Tara Mica of the NRA, “On behalf of NRA’s Political Victory Fund and our members in Texas House District 102, I am pleased to announce your AQ rating for the 2018 election cycle.” We are excited that…

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Texas Values Endorses Carnahan

By admin | Jan 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Texas Values Endorses Carnahan

We are proud to announce that we have been endorsed by Texas Values, the foremost organization protecting family and faith values here in Texas. We believe that our unflinching support the preservation of our cultural norms, including a reverence and defense of life, earned us this endorsement. We are grateful to Texas Values for their…

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Koop Confirms Ties to Austin Cronyism

By admin | Jan 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Koop Confirms Ties to Austin Cronyism

Linda Koop has confirmed her devotion to the Austin’s big government cronyism. She has sent a mailing throughout the district announcing her endorsement by the Associated of Republican of Texas (ART). As reported at TransparencyTexas.com, ART has been closely aligned with discredited former Speaker of the House, Joe Straus. Their ties to big government, big…

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A Great Birthday Party!

By admin | Jan 5, 2018 | Comments Off on A Great Birthday Party!

I had another birthday at the end of December.  Yes, I was a tax deduction baby, but please don’t ask my age.  This is not my entire family, but it’s lot of them.  They mean the world to me. On the front row is daughter Katie Jo, sister Susan flanked by my granddaughter Claira as…

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