Letters to the Editor
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We had a real clean race. No provisional votes, no over-votes, no spoiled ballots or rejected ballots. The air conditioning malfunctioned at the Waelder Community center where we were stationed … more
Last Saturday morning I learned a bunch of things and need to pass ‘em on to you and I’ve relearned some things too. Let the cell phone ring on. Don’t try to one-handed find … more
I begin with a correction to my April 8 school board comments. I have since learned that regular school bus drivers earned a raise last year. I apologize for the mistake and am glad to hear that … more
To Gonzales and City Council: If there is going to be a FLOAT FEST in Gonzales ever, read C-3 CANCELS ITS PLANS FOR A MARFA MUSIC FESTIVAL IN 2020. Marfa, as a community, is going to PRE-PLAN … more
Editor: Labels labels, it seems that we always want to assign labels to everyone. Whether it is race, religion, political party, or other associations people seem to want to label it and diss the … more
Dear Editor, A little math about Gonzales’s budget and the rollback issue. Divide $27,000,000 by Gonzales population (7,628) and that equals 3,539.591 (rounded). That is $3,529.60 for … more
There are a few points I would like to address. First, the rollback election is only about revenue, “money.” Pure and simple. It has nothing to do with anything else. No one wants to pay … more
My Fellow Gonzales Citizens: Today we find ourselves in a struggle. Throughout this campaign regarding the roll back of the city’s tax rate, I have been frustrated by the infighting and … more
Good afternoon: Six years ago in October 2013 when the Museum was cleaned for the first time, the City Council voted for it to be cleaned again in 6-7 years. (You will have to listen to the audio … more
Dear Editor, My name is Donald E. Page, Jr. and I am a member of the Gonzales Taxpayers Association (GTA). I want to start by saying that I love Gonzales! It is rich in history and beauty. I live … more
Thank you for paying for my groceries at the beginning of the month. I really appreciate her for paying it. Editor’s note: The Inquirer received a phone call from a reader currently in … more
To the citizens of Gonzales: For several years prior to 2017, the City of Gonzales had engaged in the practice of keeping the property tax as low as possible. In fact, the current rate in Gonzales … more
To the chicken rights protesters and those who make tiny cactus: Thank you for visiting our community and providing fodder for our café conversations. Although it is small, this … more
To my fellow citizens of the City of Gonzales, There is coming up an opportunity to vote on whether you want the City to have an opportunity to grow and prosper, or to continue the decline into … more
As the 20th century began, our wonderful home of Gonzales was a thriving community. We were the center of cotton, cattle and commerce. At the time, our ancestors built the many beautiful homes that … more
In the event you have not been paying attention to local events lately, we are going to have a RECALL election concerning the correct tax rate for the city. This is permitted … more
Kudos: To the citizens of Gonzales for standing up for their rights to a rollback election on this liberal over taxation issue. The citizens of our community are starting to understand the conception … more
Folks, We write to you with an urgent message. The City of Gonzales needs your help. We have a crisis situation and it needs a decisive response. The City will have a Tax Rollback election on … more
Re: Erik McCowan’s “School Choice But for Who?” (Public Schools versus Charter, private or religious school? Quote: “To use taxpayer money to fund private, often … more
Editor’s Note: Gonzales Congressman Michael Cloud recently sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to not divert money previously allocated for Hurricane Harvey relief in order to … more
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