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Editor - Nelson Thibodeaux

editor@localnewsonly.com Nelson is a 30-year plus resident of Colleyville. He has located his privately owned businesses in Colleyville for more than 20 years. Nelson is the 2018 Empower Texans Recipient of the North Texas Conservative Leadership Award. Nelson is the founder of LNO in 2000. He served as councilman and Mayor Pro Tem of Colleyville until June 2000. Thereafter he started LNO because there was no adequate newspaper coverage. Nelson has previously worked in both radio and television during his career.

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    carlos trevino

    Politics in action. Guess we can protest something when we don’t support certain people but if one of our “compadres” step over the line we can just look the other way or, support the persons position.

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    Frank Genco

    So disturbing. Where to begin? By what means did Mike Taylor come to get the document? Why don’t voters recognize that developers have a financial interest to buy councilperson’s votes and will push as hard as they can, or harder? Why don’t voters recognize realtors (and investors and contractors) conflicts of interest? The document dug up by Mike Taylor was only a draft created by the developer but it shows what developers are capable of to buy one city councilperson’s vote and how realtors have a conflict of interest in city council. The offer was not accepted by Donna Arp. Councilperson Richard Newton was a voice of stability and reason for proper procedure when others were emotionally distracted by the character assassination. Where is Mike Taylor’s “I will defend a person’s right to speak” once he became a city councilperson and Mayor Kelly censored citizen input?

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