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03/29/2020

Unemployment Claims Filed by State

3/28/20 – Here’s an article from the New York Times that talks about Unemployment Claims Filed last week in the United States. There’s a large graph that shows how many claims have been filed since 2000. The 3,283,000 American’s who filed last week show up off the chart for this century so far. You can READ MORE.
03/27/2020

Bernie Sanders’ Skewed Worldview

by Rich Lowry Bernie Sanders may be on the verge of gaining an insurmountable lead in the Democratic nomination fight, but he’s not letting that get in the way of his socialist principles.  Asked in a “60 Minutes” interview about old statements praising Fidel Castro’s […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
03/27/2020

Advo-catie: Bloom…ing Crazy

It’s not just the former Presidential candidate. I’m paraphrasing here, but a lot of urban people think rural people just don’t get it. I wonder if they have any sense of history, or reality. First of all, it’s the people “out in the country” who […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
03/27/2020

Condon Running for Final Term in Florence

Mayor Mary Condon has been serving Florence, without pay, for the past 25 years, and is running for her final term in 2020. With 12 years on city council, and 13 as mayor, her list of accomplishments is long. In this campaign, she looks forward […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
03/27/2020

To Your Good Health

Dr. Keith Roach DEAR DR. ROACH: I know drinking a bottle of wine isn’t good for me, but is it really that bad? I’m a 74-year-old female in excellent health who stays active and enjoys relaxing with wine-before, during and after dinner. I seriously want […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
03/27/2020

Congressman Carter: Texas 31st District Primary Results

“Republican leadership and conservative principles have made our community a great place to call home” (Round Rock, TX) – John Carter, Republican nominee for Texas’ 31st Congressional District, released the following statement after primary Election Day: “I’m honored to be the Republican nominee for Texas’ […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
03/27/2020

Community Donation Drive For Protective Gear

Wondering what you can do to help? The City is encouraging citizens to bring certain needed items for donation. Here’s the lists and some details about where to bring your donations. “Due to supply chain challenges, medical supplies will be critically needed by Fire/EMS treating COVID-19 patients, citizens are encouraged to donate the following supplies: READ MORE.
03/27/2020

News You Can Use • March 2020

Primary Data • As of October 2019 there are over 343,000 registered voters in the county. • There are 94 voter precincts. • There are 24 elected officials at the county level, 100 at the city level and 110 within the school districts. • In […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
03/27/2020

Hood Reflects on Mobility Solutions

Shawn F. Hood is a candidate for City Council, District 2. He echoes what others are thinking about Road Bonds and is pleased to note that the City is also taking a step back from planning on the downtown garage. “It is a positive move […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
03/27/2020

Schroeder Considers Mobility Options

Candidate for Mayor Josh Schroeder says he has talked to many people in the community about road needs; “I’ve come to believe our most pressing road needs are (1) Shell Road; (2) projects in Southeast Georgetown; and (3) alternate routes to relieve congestion on Williams […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.

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