Oil Price Drivers: Now and in the 1980s

| |Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

It’s no secret that Texas is currently enjoying an oil boom, encouraged by high prices and technological advances. I’m in the middle of our annual Economic Outlook Conference Series (for the 30th year, by the way), and the Q&A always includes a query or two about oil prices. The industry is notoriously cyclical, and folks want to know it today’s prices are here to stay. The short answer to that is a definite “probably.”

King files for re-election in 2014

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

Rep. Phil King, R-Weatherford, announced last week that he has filed with the Republican Party of Texas for re-election as State Representative in Texas House District 61.

Granger sounds off after numbers released

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

Congresswoman Kay Granger, Texas-12, released the following statement after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the initial Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers.

Hanks explains what realignment means for Weatherford schools

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Dear Kangaroo Community,

Granger receives the Bailey Hutchison leadership award

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Texas Federation of Republican Women has recognized Congresswoman Kay Granger as a “trailblazer in Republican politics.”

Kingsley event is always ‘can’t miss’

Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2013

Parker County has its share of “can’t-miss events” but there is one that is near and dear to my heart - Bob and Nan Kingsley’s Behind the Hits.

Cornerstone Principles and our Texas Public Schools, important to remember

| |Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2013

The enterprise of public education is huge in Texas. Consider the numbers; five million children inside 8,000 school campuses under the leadership of 1,026 Independent School Districts.

Granger, Bass introduce international adoption bill

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Representatives Kay Granger, R-Texas, and Karen Bass, D-Calif., recently introduced the Children in Families First (CHIFF) Act. Millions of children around the world are growing up in orphanages, on the streets, or in refugee camps while thousands of American families spend years navigating the bureaucratic adoption process in the U.S. CHIFF would simplify this process for families who want to adopt internationally and help foreign governments develop stronger child welfare systems that can find a caring family for every child in need.

King reminds: New voter I.D. requirements for upcoming election

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013

Proper photo identification is required for the upcoming Constitutional Election on November 5. A voter will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before the voter will be permitted to cast a ballot:

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

Dear Editor,