Denton County officials are proposing a $266.1 million budget for the 2017 fiscal year. Although the proposed budget expenses are $11.2 million above the current budget, the county’s property tax roll is expected to increase.
Rafael Cruz, father of former presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, Dianne Edmondson, retiring chairwoman of the Denton County Republican Party, and state Rep. Pat Fallon are among 10 Denton County Republicans selected last weekend as delegates or alternates to the GOP National Convention, set for July 17-22 in Cleveland.
Residents in Lake Dallas will vote for three new council members when casting ballots on Saturday.
April in Denton means bluebonnets, severe weather and the occasional political storm, too.
Mayor Chris Watts’ real estate portfolio has grown a bit since he was first elected two years ago.
U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess urged American athletes Friday to skip the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Brazil because of concerns over the Zika virus.
Many candidates for local, state and federal office added a campaign stop at the University of North Texas on Thursday night, speaking to about two dozen members of the Mean Green chapter of League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC.
This year’s streak of well-attended candidate forums continued Wednesday night as Denton City Council hopefuls took questions from residents of Robson Ranch retirement community.
Friday was a busy day for polling stations in Denton County. More than a quarter of voters who cast their primary ballots early waited until the last day of the 11-day early voting period, according to the county elections office.