Posts Tagged ‘Debra Medina’

The Big News! Citizens and Candidates Defy the Lobbies!

Many of you have been asking us, “What can I do to help.” Read this update, then please vote for these candidates, depending on where you live. Then get on the phone or on the computer and get your friends out! These are tight races where your vote will count extra!

Early voting ends this Friday, Feb. 28. Election Day is Tuesday, March 4th.

Debra has always been there, standing with the grassroots to protect our land, our water and… our rights!

DEBRA MEDINA stands to come in first in a crowded race for Texas Comptroller!
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Nix Prop 6! Growth Must Pay for Itself and Other Updates!

We have a Nix Prop 6 Facebook page — LIKE AND SHARE IT NOW!

Thank you ALL for helping to spread the word to Nix Prop 6. Special thanks to Bill Bunch (Save Our Springs Alliance, Austin) for his terrific debate performance on YNN (Cable News, Austin).  Check it out!

Here’s a Nix Prop 6 flier you can print out and here is a flier good for posting (both are two per page). If you can get a letter to the editor out, do it now!  And don’t forget the Nix Six web page is here. We continue to get lots of media calls!

We can defeat Prop 6 by reaching our networks of Texas voting friends and asking each one to reach one.  Keep it up, y’all!

Check out these updates!

BASTROP/LEE COUNTIES: Wednesday night citizens gave the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District Board a standing ovation, for their impressive rebuke of the heavy-handed actions of Forestar Real Estate Group to grab Lee and Bastrop counties’ groundwater.  The board is letting the clock run out on their request for a rehearing. Watch out!  Forestar is fixin’ to sue the Lost Pines GCD, escalating the water war. (More here at Environmental Stewardship and here too.)

CITY OF AUSTIN:  Real estate developer and industry whistle-blower, Brian Rodgers of, has been working for years to sell the notion that growth must pay for itself. Congratulations to Austin citizens and the Austin City Council for, on first reading, passing impact fees on new development that will help begin making growth pay for itself. This will come back to the Council again next Thursday. More here: “Welcome to Austin, but pay your own way“.

* GRIMES COUNTY & SURROUNDS: Monday, October 21st at 6 pm, at the Roans Prairie Community Center, at the crossroads of Hwy. 30 and Hwy. 90 (Grimes County) a new property rights group, PRO TEAMS (Facebook page here), is holding an informal hearing to address eminent domain abuse, public safety and protection of water resources related to certain pipelines.  We hope to see you there! More here: Fill out a contact form if you’d like to hold a similar event in your community. (See Roans notice below.)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY:  This Thurs., Oct. 24th, at Grace Community Church, 24400 N. IH-45, Spring, Texas at 5 pm, our friend, Debra Medina, is speaking at a joint candidate debate of the Montgomery County Republicans and Montgomery County Tea Party where a straw poll will be taken.  If you are a Montgomery Republican or an independent that sometimes votes in Republican primaries, please attend. It’s $10 entry fee.

NACOGDOCHES: This Thurs., Oct. 24th, at Austin Heights Baptist Church, 2806 Appleby San Road, Nacogdoches, a Town Hall Hearing, similar to the hearing in Grimes County (above) will be held from 6:30-9:00 pm. Details here.


Advisory: Nix Prop 6 Press Conferences!

Press conferences in four cities (Dallas, San Antonio, Houston and Austin) involving a cross-partisan coalition opposed to Proposition 6, are taking place on Monday, October 14. This coalition is informal. Each speaker will explain why they oppose Prop 6 and where they have found common ground with others to oppose this amendment. If you need additional information please contact Linda Curtis at 512-535-0989 or send an email to

Additional speakers who may also be joining us will be added before the press conferences begin.

If you need additional information please contact Linda Curtis at 512-657-2089 or send an email to

Dallas:  1 pm, Irving City Hall early voting location:  825 W Irving Blvd, Irving, TX.  Join Debra Medina (We Texans), Rep. David Simpson (R-Longview), Linda Curtis (Independent Texans), Shirley Shumake representing farmers opposed to the Marvin Nichols Reservoir in NE Texas,  Jerry Pikulinski, Tarrant IndyTexans,

San Antonio:  10 am, Lion’s Field early voting location:  2809 Broadway, San Antonio, TX.  Join Terri Hall (Texans United for Reform and Freedom), Alyssa Burgin, Texas Drought Project, Sam Brannon, Hays Constitutional Republicans, Rachell Tucker, Bexar County Green Party, Jake Tucker, Students for United for Socioeconomic Justice.

Austin:  10 am, LCRA Offices, 3700 Lake Austin Blvd., Bill Bunch, Save Our Springs Alliance, Roger Baker, “The Road Scholar”, Jere Locke, Texas Drought Project, Lenee Lovejoy, Hays Constitutional Republicans, Heather Fazio, Texans for Accountable Government.

Houston:  10 am, North End of the Hobby Center Pedestrian Bridge, 800 Bagby, parking at the Hobby Center Parking Garage off Walker close to Bagby.  Buffalo Bayou and downtown skyline in the background.  Kathie Glass, seeking the Libertarian nomination for Governor 2014, Jeff Larson, State Chair of the Republican Liberty Caucus, Jasheka Lee, Houston Independentsl  Tom Sherman, Concerned Citizens for Texas Water Resources Barry Klein, Houston Property Rights Association; Mary Huls, Clear Lake Tea Party seeking Republican nomination HD-129, Heidi Thiess, Clear Lake Tea Party and


Austin is Not Developers’ Monopoly Board

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Austin is Not Developers' Monopoly Board

Dear Mayor Adler and Austin City Council Members:


Why don't you share this with your friends, please:

Make Growth Pay for Itself

No Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose