On 24th February, 1836, whilst besieged in The Alamo, William B. Travis wrote his now famous Victory or Death letter to “… the People of Texas and All Americans “, in which he pleaded for reinforcements “…. to come to our aid, with all dispatch “. In the letter he stated that he would “…never […]
For the last year, Texas landowners have been engaged in a battle with a proposed high-speed rail land grab. Until now, a limited number of them have been involved, but in 2016 that changed. News has spread the ‘preferred route’ moved further west, then further east, then back west as it travels north toward Dallas […]
What: Property Owner and Land Rights Conference: Texas Eminent Domain & Condemnation When: Saturday, May 9, 2015 – 9:00 am Where: Hilton located at 801 University Drive East, College Station, Texas 77840 (Ballrooms 5-7) The conference is intended to serve as a free educational seminar so that area landowners can better understand their rights if […]
Hearings before the Transportation Committees of the Texas State Legislator are being scheduled in relation to bills concerning the high-speed rail. In order to show your opposition to this project please contact, not only your local representatives, but also the members of the transportation committees to show your support for the bills. You can be […]
Texas Representative Will Metcalf has filed House Bill 1889 in the present session of the Texas State Legislature, and the bill has now progressed to the Transportation Committee for further evaluation. Basically, the bill is designed to prevent the acquisition of County owned land by means of eminent domain for the construction of a high […]
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Texas Representative Will Metcalf has filled House Bill 1889 in the present session of the Texas Legislature to restrict the use of the power of eminent domain, aimed at specifically preventing Texas High Speed Rail from unconstitutionally acquiring county owned land for the purpose of constructing the Houston to Dallas rail line. Please contact your Texas state […]