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Addison Texas elections 2016

What’s Next?

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First, a big “thank you” to the tremendous number of you that took time to write us and express your desire for us to continue Facts Matter. As a result,…

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A Facts Matter Editorial

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The morning after: Photo of empty champagne bottles and glasses by Ben Sutherland

The Dallas Morning News Headline: After contentious race Addison city council incumbents narrowly lose out to challengers The key word here is “narrowly.” So let’s not assume that the whole…

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One Last Thing Before You Vote

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Pot calling kettle black by Rina Pitucci

If you were not among the 955 early voters and are voting Saturday, there are some last-minute things you need to know. Contrary to the lies purported by Ralph Doherty…

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Time to Move Forward

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There is little doubt that this has been the most contentious Council election in recent years. Facts have been undermined and replaced with distortions, personal attacks and false accusations; all…

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A Necessary Point of View

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As we enter the final stretch to Election Day, it’s important to acknowledge that Addison has matured over the past 60 years and while some of its residents have also…

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So. Low.

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Vandal by Garrett Ziegler

Pardon us for this unscheduled post … but when an opponent’s campaign reaches such a shockingly low point, as it did this weekend, we believe it’s important for residents to know just…

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The Bottom Line

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Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket by artist Kaws

Here we are in the final week before Addison residents will learn whether the progress that’s been made to right the wrongs of financial controls and continue to expand our…

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State Auditors Arrive Today

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Today is the day auditors from the State Comptroller’s Office arrive in Addison to conduct a routine audit of the criminal costs and fees at Addison’s Municipal Court. While “routine”…

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A Personal Message

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Battle No. 2 by Jim & Claire

Let’s set the record straight. We deviate from our regular Facts Matter with a personal message on this extra edition because of the barrage of recent personal smears and misinformation…

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Pay Dissatisfaction Distorted

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Distorted street by Steve Johnson

Recently we shared with you the entire compensation process for all Addison employees that made all increases retroactive to January first of this year and caught us up to market.…

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