Austin: Environmental and Consumer Groups Oppose Gas Rate Increase

Update, May 8, 2020: The Council voted unanimously against the gas rate increase and Council Member Kathie Tovo asked that the points made in this releaseĀ  be ‘considered’ in the appeal and settlement discussions. Congratulations to the groups who brought this forward. Environmental and Consumer Groups Oppose Gas Rate Increase FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2020 AUSTIN, TX- Nine local or state environmental and consumer groups have called in unison for the Austin City Council to reject a record 22%[…]

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Release: No on the Water Gridzilla

An urban-rural legislative coalition of farmers, ranchers, rural landowners, wildlife advocates, environmentalists and political reformers is urging the defeat of a little-noticed water bill that will likely come to the floor of the Senate on Tuesday. HB 3298/SB 1907 directs the Texas Water Development Board to conduct a study for the development of a market and conveyance network for water in the Texas.

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