Politics

“RISE OF THE MILLENITARIANS”
“Millennials” – those Americans identified by social anthropologists as being between the ages of 18 and 33 – currently represent the “Holy Grail” of both the Democrat and Republican parties as the two political groups maneuver to w…
Dem’s ’16 Nat’l Convention to Austin?
The Democratic Party could hold their national political convention in the Lone Star State in 2016.
Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell announced that Austin is under consideration by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to host the national convention which would bring millions of dollars to Austin and …
Early Voting Begins Today in Texas
Voters in Lubbock have a wide variety of locations to choose from when voting. Today's voting locations include:
Lubbock County Elections Office, 1308 Crickets Ave
United Supermarket, 2630 Parkway Dr
United Supermarket, 112 N University Ave – Amigos
United Supermarket, 401 Slide Road (4th & Slide)
Un…
GOP Primary Challengers Debate
The two men challenging incumbent Congressman Randy Neugebauer in the upcoming GOP primary election met in a town-hall style debate last night, explaining to voters their positions on both local and national policy issues.
Both Dr. Don May and Chris Winn sounded similar themes of stopping government …
Political Candidate Seminar Offered in Lubbock
If you’ve ever considered running for public office, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is offering Hub City residents an opportunity to learn more about the nuts and bolts of political campaigns.
The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will over a one day class on Thursday, January 23 for citiz…
Farm Bill Hits Snag on Dairy Policy
The nation’s farm bill has apparently hit another snag over a longstanding dispute on dairy policy.
Today on Lubbock’s First News, Congressman Randy Neugebauer commented on House Agriculture Ranking Member Collin Peterson’s (D-Minnesota) support of a new program offering farmers profit-margin insuran…
Stanley to run for District 3 Council Seat
Lubbock barber Maurice Stanley announced his intention to run for the District 3 Lubbock City Council seat during a Thursday afternoon press conference.
Stanley made his announcement  standing where he usually spends his entire day, behind a customer sitting in a barber's chair...

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