Governmental Affairs Articles and Information

EIC Considers Redrafted Support Agreement

During its 4 p.m. Monday meeting at Kerrville City Hall, the Kerrville Economic Improvement Corporation will consider a new contract for administrative services with the city. In October, the EIC asked city staff to reconfigure the corporation’s annual administrative...

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November: National Entrepreneurship Month

November is National Entrepreneurship Month, a time for our country to honor those who drive innovation and encourage a new generation of enterprising Americans to take action on their ideas. At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, we foster entrepreneurship by promoting...

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Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library Free At Last

County residents will again be able to use the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library for free starting Jan. 1. The Kerrville City Council unanimously approved Tuesday evening an agreement with Kerr County through which the county will provide animal control services inside...

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Kerrville asks KPUB for Payment Restructure

The Kerrville Public Utility Board heard a request Wednesday from the city of Kerrville to restructure repayments on a $7.5 million loan it made to the city last year to help finance construction of a wastewater retention pond. Facing the need to spend millions...

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Kerrville: Let Them Drink Tasty Water!

Good taste steered the Kerrville City Council to pursue the more expensive of two options to solve a problem that has the city’s water supply under state scrutiny. The council unanimously directed staff Tuesday to further pursue the granulated activated carbon...

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Kerrville 2050: Brainstorming

With the city’s population expected to jump from 24,000 to 38,000 in the next 30 years, Kerrville community leaders have a lot to consider for the 30-year plan it is now embarking upon. During a community retreat Saturday, city officials and area residents gathered to...

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2017: Analysis of the Senate’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Introduction On November 9, 2017, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, released the Senate’s version of a tax reform plan, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This follows the release by House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) of...

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Middle Class for the Tax Plan Win

The Senate's plan to rewrite the tax code would go much further than a competing House proposal toward making good on Republican promises to focus on the middle class, a new report shows. Moderate-income people would consistently see the largest percentage declines in...

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