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Same old same old on Redistricting Reform?

Will we see the same old same old on redistricting reform? If the BAD Petition Bill, SB 323, is passed by the Texas Legislature, it will hinder initiatives like the one brewing now in Fort Worth to establish a Citizens Independent Redistricting Commission. Heavy-handed politicians who want to control you like it that way. As it stands, the Fort Worth City Council is leaning towards a system of internal control for the next round of redistricting. Each of the eight[…]

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Make calls as soon as you see this

We at LIV really hope you will make calls as soon as you see this as the legislature moves into its final phase ending on May 27. And, please share the love with share buttons on this page or our Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter too. ►It’s time to KILL this BAD Petition Bill, SB 323! Calls needed now, including eves or weekends. ►HB 1066, brought to us by the SAWS lobby team for water hustlers to mute landowner[…]

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KILL BILL — BAD Petition Bill, SB 323!

KILL BILL — bad petition bill, SB 323! Action:  Make your calls immediately to any of the Calendars Committee members to “tag” the bill (see below for list), then call your State Representative to alert him or her that you want them to put the Texas stomp on it IF it hits the floor! Find your Texas House Rep here, LIV tried our very best to work with the committee chairs responsible for this mistaken legislation, to no avail. Note:[…]

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Austin bit by PAC

PAC bites Austin…when will Austin bite back?

PAC bites Austin. Here is your proof. We didn’t say this…the Austin Monitor did. If you follow city politics, these “innocents” have been around for a very long time. We promise you, they can read and understand campaign finance laws. How else could they break them and get away with it? They are seen laughing their butts off as they stopped a citizens movement for simply the right to vote on the land development code — formerly called “CodeNEXT.” What’s[…]

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Ring the Liberty Bell Governor, Veto HB 1066!

Ring the Liberty Bell, Governor, veto HB 1066! ►We humbly request that you ring the Liberty Bell by reaching out to the Governor to request a veto of HB 1066 — to protect rural and urban Texans’ water, wallets and right to a public hearing. Do this now and throughout this week. Copy and paste this letter to the Governor posted here and add your own words, too. ►In San Antonio tonight, we’re holding the second meeting of the new[…]

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Urge Governor Abbott to Veto HB 1066

You may copy this letter and send it via email to Governor Greg Abbott here. You can call the Governor at 512-463-2000. The Honorable Greg Abbott                                                                        May 11, 2019 Governor of Texas P.O. Box 12428 Austin, Texas 78711 Dear Governor Abbott: I am writing to ask you to veto HB 1066, which passed on May 10. And I am further requesting your help to stop additional groundwater bills or amended language from – HB 726,[…]

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Pay to Play in San Antonio! Join us Monday night.

Congratulations to all the candidates running in the first round of voting for City Council. There are three in the four runoffs who are pledged to support the Vista Ridge Resolution: Greg Brockhouse in the Mayor’s race. Jada Andrews-Sullvan in District 2 and Adriana Garcia in District 4. It’s also not too late for challengers running in any of these races or in the District 6 runoff to come on board, so keep working on them! There is a recount going[…]

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Hit Pay to Play and Vista Ridge in the Right Spot

Watch our 1 minute+ video “Hit Pay to Play and Vista Ridge in the Right Spot” and share away, San Antonio! Groups that rarely work together — Alamo Sierra Club, Homeowner-Taxpayer Association of Bexar County, Joshua Initiative, LULAC Concilio Zapatistic 4383, San Antonio Keeping Bureaucracies Accountable and the League of Independent Voters – San Antonio — all want an independent management, financial and legal audit of the Vista Ridge Water Pipeline…not to mention an end to the pay to play[…]

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