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How High Will Electricity Bills Get?

How High Will Electricity Bills Get?

As power continues to be restored statewide, questions have arisen of how high citizens’—and their local governments’—electricity bills will be after the City of Denton was hit with a power bill higher than its total electricity costs for the past year. Not all cities...
Citizens Poised to Win Referendum Fight With Plano

Plano Passes Mask Order With No Penalties

As some Texas cities and counties are imposing new burdens and fines on businesses already hurting from months of government-mandated coronavirus closures, officials in “The City of Excellence” chose a voluntary approach to slowing the spread of the virus. In an...
Plano Grassroots Cheer New Council Members

Plano Grassroots Cheer New Council Members

Celebrating another victory for local grassroots over outside special interests, conservative activists once again filled the Plano City Council chamber to witness the swearing-in of the two new council members they helped elect in contentious runoff races. Shelby...
Bao, Williams Win Plano Runoffs

Bao, Williams Win Plano Runoffs

In a victory for local grassroots over outside special interests, citizen-backed candidates won Plano’s contentious city council runoff elections Saturday, defeating the mayor’s endorsed candidates who were bankrolled by big developer money. Challenger Shelby Williams...
Plano Runoffs Top May’s Early Voting Turnout

Plano Runoffs Top May’s Early Voting Turnout

Plano residents are taking notice of important local elections, turning out to vote early in the city’s hotly contested runoff races in high numbers that actually outpaced early voting totals in the regular May municipal elections. From May 28 through June 4, 15,373...
Plano PAC Exposed

Plano PAC Exposed

Big money in Plano politics is again backing city council candidates who favor real estate developers over city taxpayers—including money from a political action committee bankrolled exclusively by development interests and Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere. We Love Plano...
Staff Blog: Embrace the Label

Staff Blog: Embrace the Label

On Tuesday, US IMPACT and DFWPAC hosted the Plano Citizen’s Forum, a chance for members of the community to hear from candidates for the upcoming Plano City Council and Plano ISD school board elections on May 4. The event was well attended, despite the entire slate of...