Bastrop/Lee County Water War Escalates Again!

It appears that the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District, at their regular monthly meeting next Wednesday, will have to address a request for reconsideration (and possibly more) of the 45,000-acre feet/year permit requested by Forestar Real Estate Group.  Remember, the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District granted Forestar 12,000-acre feet instead of the 45,000 they requested. […]

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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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