Would you please make a call today or this weekend into Senator Lois Kolkhorst’s office to OPPOSE Committee Substitute Senate Bill 225. (Click on the info button for more details). The bill is up for a vote as early as Monday morning in the Agriculture, Rural and Water Affairs Committee. Sen. Kolkhorst could be THE swing vote that kills the bill.Read more
Staying in the game to protect our most treasured resources, and democracy itself, takes a lot of tough love.
It also demands we throw a few punches and not at our own shadow!Read more
We apologize for frequent and lengthy emails. We are doing our best to inform you during an extraordinary Texas legislative session. Do what you can with any and all of this! Looking to be an active independent? Join us this THURSDAY (not Wednesday!) on a statewide conference call at 8 pm. Reply for conference instructions. After you read this, do the deed! Contact your legislators – Texas House and Senate – find them right here. Tomorrow Hearings! Wednesday, April 12,[…]Read more
Today is urban-rural water call-in day marking a united Texas effort to get the water hogs out of the trough. If you miss this message, do this anytime this week (though watch for updates) and get set for a long haul until the end of session, May 29th. We have repeatedly warned you that THIS is the largest, most egregious transfer of wealth planned for this session.Read more
Senate Bill 1392 by Sen. Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) is up for hearing in the Senate’s Agriculture, Water and Rural Affairs Committee THIS MONDAY (April 10) at 2 p.m. The Bill is Gridzilla’s flagship this session. URGENT ACTION BEFORE THE 2 P.M. HEARING IS REQUIRED–—SB 1392 needs to die in Committee NOW before it gets loaded up with equally bad amendments. Please get this out to your networks in rural, urban and suburban Texas right away: Call your Senator’s office anytime[…]Read more
Watch Burleson County landowner, Bobby Walker, calmly use the “r” word on Tuesday night in Milano, just before the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District meeting. Watch Walker’s brief plea, on behalf of rural Texas to urban Texas — especially the good people of San Antonio by clicking on his picture,Read more
Tomorrow night, Tuesday, April 4th, 5:30 pm — please come to Milano, especially if you live in Milam or Burleson County — for an important meeting of the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District. It will be held at their office at 310 Avenue C in Milano. There is a groundwater battle brewing between landowners and water marketers concerning the demands brought by marketers for changes in well locations for the controversial Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose project. Take a minute[…]Read more