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,[…]Read more
SAWS got a well deserved spanking yesterday at the Natural Resources Committee hearing, using public dollars for water and wallet grabs. URGENT calls needed through Friday! Both public (@SAWS) and private partners of the Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose got a wake up call yesterday at the Natural Resources Committee hearing on House Bill 1066. Judith McGeary, Milam County landowner and Executive Director of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA), came to ask for these modest amendments in the bill[…]Read more
We REALLY need your help to torpedo a SAWS Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose — Amendment #6 to Senate Bill 533 — at the last minute, just like we did in 2015. Remember, we warned you about last minute shenanigans!
Today, SAWS (San Antonio Water System) was in a court of law in San Antonio AND at the Legislature with another trumped up “emergency” to build the SAWS hooks up to the Vista Ridge Project (their $3.4 billion, 142-mile mass conveyance water pipeline) at the expense of their ratepayers and despite opposition by landowners over the “donor” aquifer.Read more
Yesterday was the last day to file bills (other than local) to be considered in the 2017 Texas Legislative Session.
On the water front there’s been a flood (pardon the pun) of bad bills from…you guessed it, from water BULLies on rural Texas and urban ratepayers.Read more