On a serious note, our hearts go out to all in Texas caught in the wake of the floods and tornadoes.
In the midst of all the chaos, Texans managed to stop the petty-“Larson-y’ (as in Rep. Lyle Larson, R-San Antonio) of “Gridzilla” the $2 million study on moving masses of Texas water to the triangle (DFW, Austin and San Antonio , smacked down the anti-petition bill, and even passed a good water bill. But eminent domain reform went down…along with lots of other good bills.
We provide you this report with some humorous relief. As they say, “truth is stranger than fiction.” This is all true…including that it’s now game on for Vista Ridge San Antonio $3.4 billion water grab some 142-miles away in Burleson County. More soon…
So…during this legislative session did you feel like:
That you looked like melted dummies from the Madam Tussauds Wax Museum to
You were just a tad weirded out by the gun-obsessed in this session, while your
Our very serious fight — to protect our land, our water and our political rights — has only just begun.
So…don’t let them drive you to drinking…start
There’s more coming, but we wanted to get these out to you today.
PS Additional and special thanks to Steve Box (Environmental Stewardship), Judith McGeary (Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance, Ken Kramer (Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter), Brian Rodgers (ChangeAustin.org), Brent Golemon, Eleanor Bravo (Food and Water Watch), an anonymous professional lobbyist for all your free advice and LIV board members Michele Gangnes and Calvin Tillman for all your help in the 2015 legislative session!