Media Advisory: Monday, June 17th, 3 pm Media Conference

Contacts:  Debra Medina, We Texans, 512.663.8401, Linda Curtis or Jessica Ellison, Independent Texans, 512.657.2089 and 512.653.9179, Julia Trigg Crawford, 713.443.8789, Laura Ehrlich, Jim Hightower & Associates, 512.477-5588 Cross-Partisan Coalition Calls on Lt. Governor and House Speaker for Interim Study and Full Public Hearings on Eminent Domain Abuse Starting in East Texas, to include Public Safety […]

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Call off the hogs! Legislative Update & Action & Bastrop/Lee Meeting Notice!

What’s the difference between a feral hog and a water marketer?  The hog only wants what he can eat. The Texas legislative session is down to the wire — May 27th is sine die (the last day of the session).  Will the legislature provide any protections at all for Texans and their land, water and […]

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The Battle for Private Property Rights in Texas & Pipelines

IMPORTANT HEARING TUESDAY 1:30 p.m. in AUSTIN. There are two competing bills addressing common carrier pipeline designations currently working their way through the Texas House.  WHY? Well, because, one bill favors the industry, HB 2748, authored by Rep. Tryon Lewis and one attempts to create an objective process and oversight, HB 3547, authored by Rep. […]

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There’s truth to the name “Railroad” Commission: Action Request

The stuffed suits were stuffed in the room at the Sunset Advisory Commission hearing on Wednesday, December 19th.  It was a terrible time to hold a hearing and it was a terribly important hearing.  But was anyone really heard? Yes, we know it’s the yuletide season, but we couldn’t celebrate the holiday without at least […]

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