House Land & Resource Management Committee Hearing

House Committee to hear HB 2684 on Wednesday, April 12

A Texans for Property Rights priority bill has be set for a hearing in the House Committee on Land & Resource Management at the Texas Capitol. Please call and tell your state senator that you support HB 2684 by Representative Burns.

The House Land & Resource Management hearing will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 2:00 PM or upon adjournment, in E2.026

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NEWS RELEASE: Coalition of property rights advocates applaud latest eminent domain legislation

The Texans for Property Rights Coalition applauds the filing of HB 2684 aimed at eminent domain reform. Authored by state Representative DeWayne Burns, the legislation will help level the playing field for property owners who confront corporations and government entities with deep pockets and skilled legal teams.

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HOUSTON CHRONICLE: Eminent Domain Power Comes with Responsibilities

Chris Tomlinson

"From the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked."

In that biblical passage, Luke tells us that power comes with the responsibility to serve the greater good. That principle has special application to pipeline companies, something Magellan Midstream Partners would do well to remember.

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