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John Keating: HD33 race ‘far from over;’ military, overseas votes still must be counted

John Keating: HD33 race ‘far from over;’ military, overseas votes still must be counted

FRISCO – Did Heath City Council member Justin Holland really win the House District 33 Republican Primary Run-Off Election tonight by 99 votes? Frisco City Council member John Keating is certainly not conceding. In fact, he’s stating the race is “far from over” on his John Keating for Texas Facebook page. Although Holland did receive […]

Justin Holland squeaks by Keating, wins HD33 GOP Run-Off Election

Justin Holland squeaks by Keating, wins HD33 GOP Run-Off Election

HEATH -Heath City Council member and Regal Realtors owner Justin Holland (left) squeaked by Frisco City Council member John Keating by 99 votes tonight and won the Texas House District 33 Run-Off Election. Holland received 4,027 votes (50.6%) to Keating’s 3,928 (49.4%). Or in another way of putting it, Rockwall County beat Collin County, 5,258 […]

Don’t forget to vote; today is TX Primary Run-Off Election Day

Don’t forget to vote; today is TX Primary Run-Off Election Day

ROCKWALL – Today is your last day to vote in the Texas Primary Run-Off Election, from 7 am to 7 pm. Early voting ended last week. There are 5 races which required a run-off election after the March 1 Texas Primary Election, including one local race for the District 33 State House seat between Heath […]

Will Justin Holland be 1st Rockwall Republican ever elected to represent our County in TX House?

Will Justin Holland be 1st Rockwall Republican ever elected to represent our County in TX House?

ROCKWALL – Will Heath Council member and Regal Realtors owner Justin Holland become the first Rockwall County Republican to ever be elected to represent Rockwall County in the Texas House? If he wins the May 24 Republican Primary Run-Off Election for Texas House District 33, he will be well on his way since Rockwall County […]

Early voting begins today in May 24 GOP TX House #33 Run Off Election, Holland vs. Keating

Early voting begins today in May 24 GOP TX House #33 Run Off Election, Holland vs. Keating

ROCKWALL – Early voting begins today through Friday in the May 24 Texas House District 33 Republican Primary Run Off Election between Heath City Council Member and Regal Realtors owner Justin Holland and Frisco City Council Member John Keating. Early voting runs today through Friday from 8 am – 5 pm. Click here to see […]

Ted Cruz files paperwork to run for re-election to US Senate

Ted Cruz files paperwork to run for re-election to US Senate

WASHINGTON DC – US Senator Ted Cruz filed paperwork Wednesday to run for re-election in 2018. Following the suspension of his presidential campaign, the Ted Cruz for Senate campaign has been reactivated. “Heidi and I feel incredibly privileged to have made the run for president and be part of an incredible grassroots movement,” he said. “I […]

Rockwall Mayor issues letter explaining why he proposed controversial bathroom ordinance

Rockwall Mayor issues letter explaining why he proposed controversial bathroom ordinance

ROCKWALL – Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt issued a letter this morning explaining why he proposed a highly-controversial bathroom ordinance which none of the other six City Council members would second at their May 2 Council meeting: First, I do not know why we have to have this conversation about the use of public restrooms.  We […]

Rep. Ratcliffe visits Israel, discusses security issues with Prime Minister Netanyahu

Rep. Ratcliffe visits Israel, discusses security issues with Prime Minister Netanyahu

WASHINGTON DC – Rep. John Ratcliffe, who resides in Heath, led a Congressional delegation to Israel last week to discuss homeland  security and cybersecurity issues with top officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Ya’alon. He was joined by Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), who sits with him on the House […]

How to protest your 2016 property taxes

How to protest your 2016 property taxes

ROCKWALL – If you, like many others, think your property taxes are too high this year, here’s some advice how to protest. According to County Commissioner Lee Gilbert, who served on the Rockwall Central Appraisal District Board for four years prior to being elected as Precinct 2 Commissioner in 2015, the first thing to do […]

Mayor, DA tell Fox 4 bathroom bill about protection from predators, not transgenders

Mayor, DA tell Fox 4 bathroom bill about protection from predators, not transgenders

DALLAS – Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt and Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper, his wife, told Fox 4 News Tuesday night that the Mayor’s proposed bathroom ordinance was about protecting women and children from sexual predators, not about discriminating against transgenders. The ordinance would have required people to use the bathroom matching the sex of […]

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