Governor turns The Hose (Vista Ridge) on SAWS — Vetoes HB 1806!

Governor turns The Hose (Vista Ridge) on SAWS — Vetoes HB 1806! Governor Greg Abbott gave Texans a wonderful gift Saturday when he vetoed House Bill 1806 and turned The Hose (Vista Ridge) on SAWS, San Antonio’s public water utility. Read the Governor’s official statement here. The Governor’s veto sent a clear message to SAWS’ publicly-funded lobby team that they need to give their shenanigans with other people’s water and wallets a rest. Abbott is no fool. The Governor locked[…]

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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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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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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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Release: 23 Candidates Endorse Vista Ridge Resolution

For Immediate Release                                                                        April 29, 2019 Twenty-three Candidates Endorse Vista Ridge Resolution Video Likens Vista Ridge to Goliath, Ratepayers to David Twenty-three candidates running for San Antonio Mayor and City Council on May 4th have reviewed the information and endorsed the Vista Ridge Resolution calling for clarification of “the policymaking role of San Antonio Water System, and its need for more openness and transparency; requiring an independent managerial, legal and financial review of the Vista[…]

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17 Candidates Support Vista Ridge Resolution!

Congratulations, San Antonio! The League of Independent Voters now has a local chapter growing in San Antonio! More congratulations! Seventeen (17) candidates currently running for San Antonio City Council and Mayor have endorsed our call for passage of the Vista Ridge Resolution — found here. In short, the Vista Ridge Resolution calls for clarification of “the role of San Antonio Water System (SAWS), and its need for more openness and transparency, requiring an independent managerial, legal and financial review of[…]

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Call your Rep NOW, y’all! Vote NO on HB 1066.

It’s time to call your rep now, y’all! This is no April Fool’s prank. Though perhaps we are fools for trying to stop this completely unnecessary manmade disaster on groundwater depletion. We’re also beginning to wonder if the Republican Party of Texas is preparing to throw those who elected them — rural Texans — under the bus. We need your calls today and tomorrow to get State Representatives of all political persuasions, rural and urban, to vote NO on HB[…]

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