Hugh Coleman For Denton County Commissioner Precinct 1

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Coleman, Mitchell stick to their guns

County Commissioners Hugh Coleman and Bobbie Mitchell may not prevail in insisting that the widening of Interstate 35E include a new free traffic lane for each new toll lane, but they're still ..........

The Balkanization of Corinth

If lawmaking is the sausage factory of government, then redistricting is its killing floor, where the public weal is often wrung like a chicken's neck to cater ..........



Special Sistricts


Coleman scrutinizes special districts

With more than 30 special taxing districts already in the county, Denton County Commissioner Hugh Coleman is saying "enough."

Coleman wants to stop..........

So what's so special about special taxing districts?

I don't know anything about Denton County Commissioner Hugh Coleman, but I have to admit he has gotten my attention..........

Growing governments: How 'special districts' spread across Texas with limited oversight and accountability -- but with plenty of power to tax

The way some Texas politicians talk, you might think Texans don't like government and don't like ..........



Tolls/I 35


TxDOT reverses promise to expand free lanes on I-35

TxDOT executive director Phil Wilson called a few minutes ago to greatly dial back his agency's commitment to the finding enough money to build the initial phase ..........

TxDOT: There is no money for the full I-35E project to Denton; first phase may be toll-only

The state can't afford to rebuild the Interstate 35E from Dallas to Denton as previously envisioned, officials from the Texas Department of Transportation ..........

Denton officials balk at carrying load for I-35

Denton County officials find themselves at odds with Texas Department of Transportation on how to fund the expansion of Interstate 35E between Carrollton and ..........

TxDOT chief dials back promise that I-35E initial phase will include both free, toll lanes; decision and funds still uncertain, he says

Update: TxDOT executive director Phil Wilson called a few minutes ago to greatly dial back his agency's commitment to the finding enough money to build the initial phase ..........



Government Transparency


Finance reports need place on Web

Denton County Precinct 1 Commissioner Hugh Coleman is taking a commendable step toward more transparency with his recent move to publish his campaign finance report ..........



Re-Election


Denton County Commissioner Coleman to seek re-election

Denton County Commissioner Hugh Coleman is running for a new four-year term.

The Precinct 1 commissioner promises ..........

Denton County Commissioner Hugh Coleman to seek reelection to Precinct 1 seat

Denton County Commissioner Hugh Coleman has announced plans to seek re-election in Precinct 1, which includes west Frisco, Prosper, Little Elm and ..........



Taxes


County approves penny tax decrease

The Denton County budget has been put to bed, for a year anyway.

Tuesday, county commissioners approved the 2016 budget ..........



Thorough Fare


http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/lewisville-flower-mound/headlines/20140512-denton-county-oks-contract-for-thoroughfare-plan.ece

Residents and business owners seeking to develop in Denton County will soon have a better idea of where ..........



New Road & Bridge Facility


Up and running

Denton County's Road and Bridge East department has a shiny new facility for its operations.

While the grand opening is not for a few weeks ..........