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Our Land, Our Water, Our Democracy Lobby Day!
March 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
The war between the two parties is putting our small "d" democracy at risk – not to mention fundamentals like our land and water.
You’re invited to join the independent movement to do something about it! Revisit the page again soon for the full agenda of this event -- all panels will be in the morning.
Our Land, Our Water, Our Democracy Lobby Day
Tuesday, March 5, 9 am to 5 pm
This event is being streamed fro 9:30 am to 11:30 am from our Facebook page here
John H. Reagan Building, Room 140, 105 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX
Lots more details on this event -- and more -- are at our 2019 Lobby Day page!
RESERVE A FREE SEAT HERE (tell us how many seats you want, your name and phone number.
Democracy is not a game: Most voters agree the gamesmanship between the two parties is not only stifling innovation, it is harming small “d” democracy – the ability to build consensus in our country. In Texas, ballot access petition reform would allow independent, non-aligned candidate and minor party competition. It’s called the Texas Voter Choice Act.
We must also defend the right to petition for municipal voter referenda – real local control – currently under attack by municipal lobby machines. This article tipped the hand of the municipal political machines that will try to do damage to the right to petition in Texas.
Saying NO to the California Water Model: Private water speculators are hijacking the State Water Plan via “Gridzilla”, a water grid mimicking California’s over-pumping and costly transfer of groundwater from distant locations for real estate development. Pass the Sustainable Groundwater Development Act to protect our aquifers, landowners, ratepayers and future generations.
Curbing Eminent Domain Abuse: TThe newly organized Texas Landowners for Eminent Domain Reform is working this session to level the playing field in an unfair process that favors condemnors over landowners.
What you can do right now!
► Call your state senator and state representative to urge they visit with League of Independent Voters representatives. Find them at: fyi.capitol.texas.gov
► Go to our Lobby Day Page -- and drop down pages -- for all the dish on our efforts this session.
► Watch the Live Stream from our Facebook page between 9:30-11:30 am or come on other to the Reagan building anytime up to 5 pm to join us.
LIV is developing and cultivating the independent, non-aligned voter.
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League of independent Voters of Texas
512-213-4511 * IndependentLeagueTX.org * visit our events & news pages