• December 9, 2016

Rep. Molly White

Close election in Texas House 55 race

Update, 9 a.m.: With all precincts reporting, Shine won the election by 118 votes, 9,589 to 9,471, according to unofficial results.

Bell County’s hotel-motel tax hot topic at House District 55 forum

SALADO — Texas House District 55 candidate Hugh Shine and incumbent Molly White disagreed on the use of Bell County’s hotel/motel tax at a political forum Tuesday at Tenroc Ranch.

House District 55 candidates discuss taxes, integrity

SALADO — Texas House District 55 candidate Hugh Shine and incumbent Molly White faced each other Tuesday night in a forum hosted by the Central Texas Tea Party.

Molly White seeks re-election to District 55 seat

State Rep. Molly White, R-Belton, is seeking re-election to the District 55 seat, saying she wants to complete her work, particularly on border security.

State Rep. Molly White guest speaker at monthly MOAA meeting

KILLEEN — State Rep. Molly White, R-Belton, discussed the results of the recent 84th Legislative session in Austin with members of the Central Texas chapter of the Military Officers Association of America, at the group’s monthly meeting on Friday, at the Courtyard by Marriot. 

3 local lawmakers make lists of best, worst

All of Bell County’s legislators made it on Texas Monthly’s annual list of the best and worst elected officials.

Killeen council supports fund to reimburse hospitals

The Killeen City Council is throwing its support behind a House bill penned by local representatives to create a local provider participation fund for Bell County.

Army Marathon organizers recognized at state Capitol

AUSTIN — Dick Archer and Ed Bandas noticed a problem several years ago: Many of the charities supporting veterans and service members were not getting enough recognition, which can translate to funding and support.

Rep. White kills Bell County’s hotel tax hope

BELTON — State Rep. Molly White, R-Belton, declared she would not introduce legislation allowing for the creation of a countywide hotel occupancy tax. On Friday afternoon, White told an audience filled with elected officials, economic development professionals and members of the Central Texas Tea Party she made her decision because “there isn’t consensus among the area representatives.”

Muslim man disputes White’s account of ‘slap’ conversation

BELTON — An Austin-area Muslim claims state Rep. Molly White, R-Belton, mischaracterized a conversation she had with him to members of the Central Texas Tea Party when she claimed members of the Texas Muslim community wanted to “come and slap” her for a recent Facebook post.

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Mollie Hewitt, left, and Joseph Hewitt, center, talk to House District 55 incumbent Molly White during an election watch party Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton.

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State Rep. Molly White, R-Belton, right, shakes hands with Aloha Lisenbe, widow of prisoner of war, retired Capt. Jim Lisenbe, at the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony in front of Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.

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Socorro McCrum, Veterans of Foreign Wars District 14 Auxiliary president, right, and Bob Hansen, VFW district commander, pay their respects after laying a wreath during the ceremony.

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State Rep. Molly White, R-Belton, addresses guests at the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony in front of Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center on Friday at Fort Hood.

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Members of the 1st Cavalry Honor Guard prepare to retire the colors at the National POW/MIA Day ceremony in front of Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.

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State Rep. Molly White, R-Belton, left, chats with first-grade students Friday morning at Temple Charter Academy in Temple.

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Molly White is running for Texas State House District 55.

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Molly White is running for Texas Staet House District 55.

Molly White

Molly White is running for Texas Staet House District 55.

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Molly White is running for Texas Staet House District 55.

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