Building the Rural-Urban Coalition for Local Control

The League of Independent Voters is a non-profit membership association for non-aligned, independent voters. This event has a terrific line up of activists from throughout the state who have been doing stellar work on protection of water and land resources, fair elections and local control. This event is to prepare citizens to defend their rights […]

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Don’t miss Monday’s hearing with EndOp; Forestar Files Motion for Rehearing (no surprise there..)

REMINDER:  Preliminary Hearing this coming Monday, August 12, 10 am at the Bastrop Convention Center. PLEASE NOTE:  This is not a hearing at which the community is invited to speak.  This is a hearing before a Judge with the State Office of Administrative Hearings, who will determine whether landowners, including Environmental Stewardship, should be granted […]

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Kleinschmidt Running for his Political Life

State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt apparently believes he can sell out his constituents’ water rights and still get reelected.  He has declared he’s running for reelection, though we think it might be for his political life.  We count six times he uses the word “conservative” — in four sentences.  What does the word “conservative” mean to […]

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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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Legislature & Lost Pines Coverage Raise the Bar on Water War!

Congratulations for all those involved, especially the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District and the Brown family of Lee County, for standing tall against the water profiteers.  This could turn out to be a landmark fight for Texans, if the marketers keep pushing it, which is likely. Read today’s Statesman piece, appropriately printed on Memorial Day. […]

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