What do Angus King and Rand Paul have in common?

Update, May 25:  ► Help push the PRIME Act across the finish line! See the updated letter to Congress here. In just two weeks, the PRIME Act (H.R. 2859 and S. 1620. has gained 20 new co-sponsors in the House and Senate! Combined, there are 46 sponsors and co-sponsors, including members from both parties, two of three independents (not yet Bernie Sanders, y’all call him!) and 24 states! Remember, this federal legislation requires no government funding, just government fairness to[…]

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Vista Ridge Resolution Coalition

Vista Ridge Resolution Coalition Media Release

 Vista Ridge Resolution Coalition Alamo Sierra Club • Bexar County Green Party • Environmental Stewardship • Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance • Homeowner-Taxpayer Association of Bexar County • Joshua Initiative • League of Independent Voters of Texas • LULAC Concilio Zapatista 4383 • San Antonio Making Bureaucracies Accountable • Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund For Immediate Release                                                                                                                  September 12, 2019 For more information:                                                                                                […]

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Hogs at the Trough joined by LCRA

Landowners Get Day in Court!

Thanks to the good folks who showed up last night, including speakers, contributors and volunteers, for our Independent Pow Wow! We were Democrats, Republicans and independents — actually talking to one another. What about? Will the eastern counties of Central Texas have a future? Not if we allow the hogs to gorge themselves at our water trough. Tomorrow, the courts will finally have a look at OUR future water supply. What are your rights to the water underneath you? We[…]

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Release: Simsboro Aquifer Under Siege, Independents Pray for Abbott Intervention in Post-Harvey World

Bastrop, Texas, Thursday, October 5, 2017: Some would say only God and Mother Nature “own” the Simsboro — humanity only stewards it. Residents of Bastrop, Lee, Milam and Burleson counties are looking to enlist Governor Greg Abbott’s intervention in what they’re calling a manmade disaster in the making – the draining of the very slow to recharge Simsboro Aquifer by San Antonio’s Vista Ridge water project, aka “San Antone Hose”. The “Hose” is a “mega-permit” in the Simsboro just 30 miles east of the Governor’s residence, according to claims by the non-profit League of Independent Voters of Texas.

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In Post-Harvey Texas Will Governor Abbott Allow a Manmade Disaster?

Is it possible that Governor Greg Abbott will intervene in this manmade disaster in the making – the draining of the oh so slow (in human terms) to recharge Simsboro – just 30 miles east of his residence? Some would say only God and Mother Nature “own” the Simsboro — humanity only stewards it. The Governor most needs to hear from you. His number is 512.463.2000. Ask for his intervention and pray for the divine too.

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