Commissioner Miller calls on quilters to enter 2024 “Texas Agriculture Matters” theme Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) are thrilled to announce the unveiling of the 2024 Quilt Block Competition. This year’s theme, “Texas Agriculture Matters,” celebrates the rich agricultural heritage of the Lone Star State.
As the race heats up so do the similarities and differences between the three candidates vying for the House District 1 seat (HD1), All three contenders agree that securing the border is a big deal but have different opinions about school choice/public funding options for private education.
In 2023, the City of Linden partnered with Kopke & Associates Incorporated to generate a utility rate study for our water and sewer systems. A utility rate study is a best practice which reviews staffing, debt, operation/maintenance, capital improvements and equipment needs of utility systems. To review the complete City of Linden Water and Sewer Rate Study 2023, please go to www. lindentx.gov or visit City Hall.
Texas House District 1 continues to heat up as ads pop up around town, on the internet and mailboxes fill up with postcards asking for your support and attacking their opponents. There have been opportunities to learn more about the candidates through events like the “Coffee with the Candidates” through the East Texas Republican Women and the “Potatoes and Politics” forum that happened mid-January through the Republican Party of Cass County. Amid the talking points discussing US politics and greater Texas, HD 1 candidates discuss what they believe is important to this district and Cass County.
On February 6, 2024, a meet-and-greet was held in Texarkana with Governor Greg Abbott in support of Texas House candidate and Republican Chris Spencer. The campaign appearance was arranged by Spencer’s team and was held at the Texarkana Convention Center inside the Hilton Inn and Suites at 1:30 p.m. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe began the event by introducing Republican candidate Chris Spencer to the room. Chris Spencer addressed his supporters briefly before introducing Texas’s Governor, Greg Abbott.