Call your Rep NOW, y’all! Vote NO on HB 1066.

It’s time to call your rep now, y’all! This is no April Fool’s prank. Though perhaps we are fools for trying to stop this completely unnecessary manmade disaster on groundwater depletion. We’re also beginning to wonder if the Republican Party of Texas is preparing to throw those who elected them — rural Texans — under the bus. We need your calls today and tomorrow to get State Representatives of all political persuasions, rural and urban, to vote NO on HB[…]

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Image of the sign I Oppose the San Antone Hose, map of the 142-mile pipeline for Vista Ridge

SAWS & LCRA, bringing people together! Join the stream Saturday, make some calls, y’all!

SAWS (San Antonio’s public water utility) and the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA, a quasi-governmental agency) have joined the ranks of private water marketers in the groundwater conveyance business. In so doing, they are bringing citizens across Texas and the partisan divide together – whether we like it or not! Please help spread the word about this urgently important and streamed event — “Cross Community Alliances” in San Antonio from 10 am to noon AND join the stream before it[…]

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Hogs at the Trough joined by LCRA

Watch Your Water! Share this.

Watch your water! After you watch our “David (us) v. Goliath (Vista Ridge)” 1-minute video, share it and read the rest of this message. WATCH YOUR WATER! ►Tomorrow, Monday, March 25, at 3:30 pm., join us at the Capitol for the SB606 Water and Rural Affairs Committee hearing or watch the stream from here. This Saturday, join us in San Antonio or watch the stream from our Facebook page – while you’re at it, like us! And, please make some[…]

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SAWS got a well deserved spanking

SAWS got a well deserved spanking yesterday at the Natural Resources Committee hearing, using public dollars for water and wallet grabs. URGENT calls needed through Friday! Both public (@SAWS) and private partners of the Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose got a wake up call yesterday at the Natural Resources Committee hearing on House Bill 1066. Judith McGeary, Milam County landowner and Executive Director of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA), came to ask for these modest amendments in the bill[…]

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Thank you, Mark Cuban, shark for democracy

Mark Cuban, shark for democracy

Thank you, Mark Cuban, shark for democracy, who retweeted Texans for Voter Choice’s tweet about Our Land, Our Water, Our Democracy Lobby Day tomorrow (Tuesday, March 5th) to 7.7 million Americans! Cuban, a business shark for democracy, provided a stark contrast to industry testimony at the eminent domain hearing today. Start watching at about 2 hours and 24 minutes and you’ll see. We hope to SEE you tomorrow (Tues., Mar. 5), but if you cannot make it, it’s being streamed[…]

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Late notice eminent domain hearing Monday

Eminent Domain Hearing Monday!

I know it’s short notice but we just learned that the omnibus bill that Senator Kolkhorst authored is up in State Affairs in the Senate Chamber at 9 am this coming Monday March 4. Though it is several bills down on the list, this omnibus bill can be moved to the front of the line and be first up on Monday.

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