Events Starting THIS Sunday!

We hope to see you at events starting this Sunday in La Grange! THIS SUNDAY, Aug. 3. La Grange — at the lovely Bugle Boy, free film showing 2-5 pm. It’s all about fracking, water and the failure of the state of Texas agency charged with regulation — the Texas Railroad Commission. Click here for more! NEXT THURSDAY, Aug. 7. Giddings, Giddings Library, 7 pm. Stop the Water Grab! Lee Countians are getting organized — be there!!! Click here for[…]

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Hogs Gone Wild. Simpson takes the indy cake. Events!

Thanks for signing our local control petition — if you’ve done it. Spread it for us, won’t you? We still have “Stop the Water Grab” yard signs – reply if you want one! Join our bi-weekly conference call this Saturday at 9 am. It will be with Cathy McMullen of Pass the Ban. Cathy will explain why the citizens of Denton are using the most powerful tool for local control that exists in Texas — the petition for a public vote.[…]

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Eminent Domain Call!

Unfortunately, our server went down on July 4th, a few hours after we sent you a request to sign our Petition for Local Control and Property Rights. So, please try again if you missed it! Yes, we know that we are petitioning the politically deaf! The Governor, several state agencies and candidates running in November have their own narrow agendas — usually. But this is really not about them. It’s really about building a statewide network of people to flood[…]

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The Texas green tea party — Sign the Petition for Local Control!

Jim Hightower at the Capitol with Julia Trigg Crawford and Debra Medina, June 2013 If you believe that Texans must and can unite — call it the green tea party, if you like — across the partisan divide, to protect our land, water, air and property rights, please sign this petition for Local Control and Property Rights. Then spread it across the land! Here’s the text of the petition — be sure to sign it in the window below it[…]

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Conference Call, Urgent Updates & Tell Tex

We apologize for not getting this out to you sooner, but we have a good excuse. We’ve been working night and day to bring the issues that unify urban and rural Texas out to the public with a big bang and this dude, Tex, VERY SOON! We’ll be reporting about it on this Saturday’s conference call at 9 am. (Remember, we now hold these calls every other Saturday at 9 am). If you do not yet have the call-in instructions,[…]

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Release: “Why is the Railroad Commission Hiding From the Public?” asks Calvin Tillman

For Immediate Release                                                                            June 19, 2014 Former Mayor of the small north Texas town of DISH, Calvin Tillman, filed an open records request today asking the Railroad Commission to provide all correspondence between Railroad Commission officials and staff, the Office of the Governor, other public officials, lobbyists and private enterprises doing business before the RRC, related to “the decision by the RRC to ban staff from doing media interviews.” Click here[…]

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Success! Now help us spread it!

We’re starting to hit pay dirt! Read this and, if you haven’t yet, please join the League, get a yard sign and get active y’all! Starting tomorrow morning, we will have bi-weekly Saturday morning conference calls at 9 am. These are planning and strategy discussions for building the independent movement, and our call for local control, across Texas. Want to join us for the call tomorrow? Call us at 512-213-4511 or email us at info@IndependentLeagueTX.org. Our first Regional Round Up was[…]

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Breaking! Fracking & contamination proof is in! Come to Bastrop or bring us to your community!

In the face of the long term denial and interference by the Railroad Commission, there is finally proof that fracking is contaminating our groundwater. Our keynote speaker tomorrow night, former Mayor and League Board Member Calvin Tillman, will explain this to you — and read this! We really hope to see you tomorrow night from 6 to 8 pm at the American Legion Hall in Bastrop, next to Bastrop State Park. Details here. (Read on even if you can’t make[…]

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