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And Then There Were Two

Looks like our information was (as always) right about the County Treasurer race. Last night this popped up on Lee Ann Seitsinger’s facebook page. ROUND ROCK, TX – Today, Conservative Military Veteran Lee Ann Seitsinger formally announced she will seek … Continue reading

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2018 Wilco Republican Primaries Taking Shape

One of our former contributors used to call March primaries the “silly season”. It looks like that may be exactly what 2018 is shaping up to be; several races that could have lots of fireworks. First in Pct. 3 you … Continue reading

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DA Shawn Dick Hammers Commissioner’s Court

A video surfaced on the Judge Bill Gravell and Heather Peal for Pct 4 Commissioner facebook pages yesterday of DA Shawn Dick addressing the Commissioners Court last week. Dick wasted no time slamming the court in how the they handle … Continue reading

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A New Day Dawns at the Wilco Report

Today begins a new day at the Wilco Report. While we greatly appreciate our former commentators hard work and great reporting, no worries, because you can count on this salty retiree for one thing; facts and nothing but the facts. Granted … Continue reading

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Hutto Voters Reject Communist Candidate In a MAJOR Landslide

Early Voting numbers: Terri Grimm – 73.06% Jim Morris – 7.75% Kris Andrews – 19.19% As one voter said today on his way to the polls: “This election is about more than just Kris Andrews being a communist loving progressive. … Continue reading

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Michael Smith: “Benedict Arnold” of the Wilco Republican Party?

We have been reporting on the controversy surrounding disgraced former Hutto City Councilman Michael Smith. City council candidate Kris Andrews has publicly stated Smith is “advising” his campaign. Kris Andrews has also publicly stated his affection for communism, socialism and other “progressive” … Continue reading

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Webster’s Woes: Former DA First Assistant Brent Webster Under Fire

Former Williamson County DA First Assistant Brent Webster was in the hot seat yesterday in a Williamson County District Courtroom. According to testimony, Webster dropped the ball on 63 Asset Forfeiture cases that could ultimately land hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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Conservative vs. Communist: Early Voting Begins in Hutto

Early voting has begun in the special election for Hutto City Council featuring a fiscal conservative, Terri Grimm, vs. Kris Andrews, a candidate who has publicly stated his pro communism, socialism and other “progressive” philosophies. Andrews stated an active member of the Wilco … Continue reading

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Did Disgraced Former DA Jana Duty Convict An Innocent Man?

In a stunning revelation that could overturn the child sex assault conviction of a former high school football star, Williamson County authorities have reopened the investigation of the sexual assault of a 4-year-old boy and say they have identified a … Continue reading

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Bombshell Lands On Wilco Republican Party: Part One

Last week, the reality of Williamson County turning solid purple in Pct’s 1 and 2 was highlighted. Now, a new bombshell has landed on the Williamson County Republican Party. Yesterday one candidate for Hutto City Council, Kris Andrews, publicly stated his … Continue reading

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Election Day Results: Shock Excuses and Delusion

Local elections this past weekend sent shock waves throughout the Republican Party. However, voters rejected liberal spending, shooting down local bonds that would have tacked on hundreds of millions more in debt. A closer look at the races show Pct. … Continue reading

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Rachael’s Rule Part II: More Broken Rules

The Austin America Statesman is reporting on our story from Wednesday regarding Georgetown City Councilmember Rachael Jonrowe improperly placing campaign signs on Southwestern University property. “Jonrowe did not get the required approval to put her signs on campus Monday”, said … Continue reading

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Rachael’s Rule: Do As I Say ….

With early voting in full swing, it appears one Georgetown City Council candidate is having as many issues following election laws as she has had with the City permitting process. According to several residents, self described “liberal Democrat” Place 6 candidate … Continue reading

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Layin Down The Law in Hutto

KXAN is reporting an outside criminal investigation has been requested by the Hutto City Attorney regarding former employees and “others” who may have abused their access to official information and unlawfully disclosed that information. HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) — Hutto’s city attorney … Continue reading

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Georgetown Councilmember Rachael Jonrowe: Conduct in Question Part One

Georgetown City Council member Rachel Jonrowe has once again found herself in the middle of yet another controversy. Last week, the issue of Jonrowe refusing to say “Under God” during the pledge of allegiance, while on the dais, erupted. This week, … Continue reading

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Controversy Erupts Over Georgetown City Councilmember’s Refusal To Answer Question

It appears a simple question posed to Place 6 Georgetown City Councilmember Rachael Jonrowe has evolved into quite the facebook debate. Jonrowe was asked: “Can you please confirm if you do or do not say “under God” during the pledge of … Continue reading

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Another Hutto Councilmember Bites the Dust

Another City Councilmember resigned last night in Hutto. First, Michael Smith who was found to have had over ten thousand dollars in unresolved back tax liens along with other issues and now Bettina Jordan, the councilwoman most characterized as Smith’s “yes … Continue reading

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Hutto Councilman Michael Smith Resigns

KXAN is reporting breaking news that embattled Hutto Councilman Michael Smith has resigned. Hutto Councilman Michael Smith resigns amid tax concerns By David Barer HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) — Hutto Mayor Pro Tem and City Councilman Michael J. Smith resigned from … Continue reading

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Official Documents Released As Councilman Smith Spins

We were asked to provide supporting documents related to the Tax Liens, Questionable Affidavit and falsification of documents regarding embattled Hutto City Councilman Michael Smith. See below: Jan 19, 2016 Lien 2016004330 for unpaid wages Click Here Sworn Affidavit by Smith … Continue reading

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KXAN Drops Bombshell On Hutto City Councilman Michael Smith

In 2015, the State of Texas shut down several group homes operated by Hutto City Councilman Michael Smith for “serious and pervasive noncompliance”. According to KXAN, Smith owes back taxes on that business which renders him ineligible to run for reelection this May, … Continue reading

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Let The May Races Begin

The race for several City Council and Mayor positions around Williamson County is now set. These positions are “non-partisan” races but the political contrasts between candidates are stark to say the least. Here are your candidates in Georgetown and Hutto. … Continue reading

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Williamson Co. DA Shawn Dick: Cleaning Up The Duty Mess

In 2016, a removal suit was filed against former Williamson County District Attorney Jana Duty, in part, because she rarely showed up to her office in 2016. Now, the results of her absence are coming to light and it’s not a … Continue reading

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Hutto Appointed Official Goes Rogue: Residents Call For His Immediate Resignation

An article was published in the Williamson County Sun yesterday regarding the controversial $53m bond package that has been placed on hold, for now. In the article, one Hutto Appointed Official stated a proposed 6 million dollar swimming pool was … Continue reading

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Williamson County Treasurer Jerri Jones To Resign

  Williamson County has itself a new County Auditor: (Soon to be former) Williamson County Treasurer Jerri Jones. No doubt Jones will be a watchdog over our tax dollars and how they are spent. Some folks in County government better get used to … Continue reading

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Another Day Another Massive Hutto Project Cost Overrun

Last Thursday, a hot topic on the agenda for the Hutto City Council was current City projects and the massive cost overruns of those projects. One project detailed was the East Street Project from Pecan to Farley. The initial budget … Continue reading

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Odis Jones: The Voice of Reason In Hutto

Last night, Hutto City Manager Odis Jones gave a dose of reality to the City Council regarding the proposed 53 million dollar bond package slated for the May 6th election. Jones said he would like to see “deep dive” and … Continue reading

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Hutto’s Hidden Debt Death Spiral Part II: The Political Spin Begins

After yesterday’s revelations of Hutto’s massive hidden debt, the spin has begun from a few local politicians. As the old saying goes, “liars figure, but figures don’t lie”. With that said, here is a quick analysis of debt in Hutto … Continue reading

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Hutto’s Hidden Debt Death Spiral: Over 100 Million Dollars and Climbing

The Hutto City Council’s appointed Bond Committee is recommending a whopping 53.5 million dollar bond package. The City Council must call the election by February 17, 2017, in order to hold a May 2017 Bond election identified by the Committee. The … Continue reading

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2017: One and a Wakeup For Change

Apparently lame duck District Attorney Jana Duty missed the memo that her term ends on December 31st at midnight. Duty stated Wednesday “a prosecutor will be filing the appeal next week with the Court of Criminal Appeals” regarding a cold case … Continue reading

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$686,339.00 and Counting: The Spin Begins

The Wilco Sun published a story today regarding Williamson County Commissioner’s Cynthia Long, Lisa Birkman and Val Covey. The story centers around the three recently being found to have violated an applicants constitutional rights. Birkman, who has only eight days remaining … Continue reading

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Commissioner Lisa Birkman’s “Legacy”: Roads not Lawsuits

Outgoing Pct 1 Commissioner Lisa Birkman attended a ground breaking ceremony for RM 620 improvements on Monday. According to the Statesman, Birkman said the project will be a part of her legacy as a commissioner. “I’m glad to be doing this … Continue reading

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Jana Duty’s Cold Case Conviction “Legacy” Ends In Disaster

In what could be one of the biggest prosecutorial debacles in Williamson County since the 1987 conviction of Michael Morton, Williamson County District Attorney Jana Duty’s “legacy” of Cold Case prosecutions took a major blow today. Duty, who has only tried two … Continue reading

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Defense of Cynthia Long’s Illegal Actions: 700k And Counting

The legal bills are flowing in for the taxpayer funded representation of Commissioners Cynthia Long, Lisa Birkman and Val Covey who were found earlier this month to have violated the constitutional rights of an applicant. Brad Stutzman will the Statesman reported … Continue reading

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Judge Rick Kennon: Rated Top Judge In Williamson County

For the second year in a row, 368th District Judge Rick Kennon has received the top judge rating from the Williamson County Bar Association. Kennon is known to be one of, if not the, hardest working Judges in Williamson County. … Continue reading

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Cynthia Long Violates Policy and the Lisa Birkman Meltdown

Williamson County Commissioner Cynthia Long, fresh off being found to have violated the US constitution, recently violated a countywide policy she voted to institute. The December 6, 2016 Commissioner Court agenda stated: Discuss, consider and take appropriate action on an increase to … Continue reading

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Hutto Councilman Michael Smith’s 3 Million Dollar Bond Boondoggle

In 2008, a 3.3 million dollar bond was approved by residents of Hutto. The final vote was 361 FOR and 340 AGAINST. The bond initiative was for several items we will detail below. Ultimately, this past July, four Hutto City … Continue reading

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Amid New Controveries Hutto Appoints New City Manager

After years of turmoil and poor leadership at the City Manager level, Hutto City Council has appointed an experienced professional to lead the city to the next level. Odis Jones, Hutto’s new City Manager, has 20 years of executive experience in local … Continue reading

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Commissioners Release Statement on Federal Judges Ruling

A federal judge ruled Friday that three Williamson County commissioners violated a man’s constitutional rights when he was asked illegal questions during interviews for a constable’s position. Commissioners Cynthia Long, Lisa Birkman and a third Commissioner violated Robert Lloyd’s 14th Amendment … Continue reading

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Statesman Reporting on Commissioner Cynthia Long Lawsuit Ruling

The Statesman is now reporting on Williamson County Commissioner Cynthia Long and two other Commissioners violating a man’s constitutional rights. We emailed Long for a quote but have not received a response. We also asked Long for a comment regarding her … Continue reading

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Federal Court: Commissioner Cynthia Long Violated Rights of Applicant

A United States Federal Judge has found that the Constitutional rights of Robert Lloyd were violated by Commissioner Cynthia Long and Lisa Birkman when he was asked questions about his religious affiliation, abortion and gay marriage during an interview. In … Continue reading

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Sheriff James Wilson Offers Excuses on Transition

The Statesman picked up on a story reported earlier today about lame duck Sheriff James Wilson. Wilson said that to avoid disruption among employees, he has not yet invited Chody to tour the sheriff’s office and meet staff members. During … Continue reading

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Sheriff James Wilson: Epic Fail

It’s apparent December 31st can’t get her fast enough for many. Between Williamson County Sheriff James Wilson and District Attorney Jana Duty, there have been more Sasquatch sightings than those two showing up to work. This is not only a … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Legacy: A Blue Precinct 1

 *Updated 11/13/2016 7:54pm The 2016 election left many stunned, not only nationally, but also here at home. Donald Trump devastated Hillary Clinton nationwide in places Republicans haven’t won in 30 years. But, in traditionally strong Republican Williamson County, Trump fared … Continue reading

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Jana Duty: Let The Information Purge Begin

First she lied about the existence of relative information in an investigation. Then she deleted information from her computer which was only discovered through a forensic exam of her hard drive. Then she called herself a “computer dumb dumb”. Then she lied … Continue reading

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Duty’s Date With Destiny

Judge Deitz has set a hearing date for September 7th to hear from both the State and embattled District Attorney Jana Duty regarding the issuance of citation. If a citation is issued, the district judge may temporarily suspend the Duty and … Continue reading

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Jana Duty Attempts To Rewrite History In Latest Motion

Embattled District Attorney Jana Duty filed a motion to dismiss the removal suit filed against her by County Attorney Dee Hobbs. The motion, filed by Duty’s defense attorney’s, cites Duty did not withhold evidence during a Capital Murder trial and a gag order she … Continue reading

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Removal Suit Against Jana Duty Clarified

Several media outlets are now reporting on the removal suit filed by County Attorney Dee Hobbs against District Attorney Jana Duty. We have received several emails asking for clarification to the latest legal filings. A year ago today, Jana Duty … Continue reading

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County Attorney Dee Hobbs Files Suit To Remove Jana Duty Also Asks For Immediate Suspension

County Attorney Dee Hobbs has filed a removal petition in his personal capacity and also professional capacity as County Attorney to remove convicted criminal DA Jana Duty from office. Hobbs cited in his removal suit where Duty willfully and intentionally … Continue reading

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County Attorney Hobbs To File Removal Suit

County Attorney Dee Hobbs said today he will be filing his own removal suit to oust convicted criminal, District Attorney Jana Duty, to end the stalemate currently in place. Hobbs said he hopes to have citation issued quickly so he … Continue reading

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Blessed Are The Peacemakers Sign Goes Viral

Business Leader Jim Schwertner, Hutto Community Leader Tim Jordan, Pct 1 Commissioner Candidate Landy Warren, Judge Bill Gravell, Williamson County Sheriff Elect Robert Chody, Dale Ross, Georgetown Mayor, Constable Elect Vinnie Cherrone, Round Rock Police Commander Robert Rosenbusch, Hutto Police Chief Earl … Continue reading

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