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The Watchdog: Don't pay your property taxes without a protest
With only a few days to go before the May 31 property tax protest deadline, The Watchdog this week went to Wylie to hear pleas of help from homeowners to their elected officials.
The Watchdog: Kenny Marchant, phone home
The Watchdog: Don't believe big lie about tax-limit bill
The Watchdog: Roofer's claims on deductible are all wet
The roofer control bill is dead in Austin. That means at least two more years of confusion, cut corners and criminality in the roofing industry. With near-zero regulation, anything — roof or robbery — can happen in the crime spree that makes up today's world of tar and shingles. Pray you don't need a new roof sometime soon. If you do, you might already be one of the 49,855 viewers who've seen a viral Facebook video from Allen roofer James Delagarza.
The Watchdog: Texas lawmaker reads aloud a horrible Yelp review to quiet his roofer critic
In the annals of the Texas Legislature, what happened this week might be a first. A North Texas lawmaker answered one of his critics by reading aloud a negative Yelp review of him at a public hearing. Dismayed that a slew of Austin-area roofers came to the state Capitol to slam his roofer regulation bill, state Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake, fought back.
The Watchdog: Year later, how is AT&T?
Sixty percent disagreed with the statement that "Stephenson is doing a good job improving his company's customer service department". Only 15 percent agreed. The rest had no opinion.