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Posts for Greg Harrison

Wallace Hall Vindicated By Hostile Jury

A Travis County Grand Jury sent out notice earlier today that University of Texas Regent and whistleblower Wallace Hall will not be indicted on any charges, but not before they attempted to besmirch his reputation in a baffling public letter calling for less transparency. The grand jury was investigating whether or not Hall abused his […]

By |March 31, 2015
Planned Parenthood Facility Skirting the Law

On Wednesday April 1st, concerned citizens in San Antonio will be flooding city council chambers to demand that zoning regulations be enforced in regards to the Planned Parenthood facility coming to 2140 Babcock Road. Truly a citizen-led effort, local activists have been organizing on a weekly basis to raise awareness of the proposed facility, which […]

By |March 27, 2015
Permitting Plan Creates Regional Concern

Late this past December, Bexar County and the City of San Antonio applied for an incidental take permit under the proposed South Edwards Plateau Habitat Conservation Plan. The plan, to be administered by both Bexar County and the City of San Antonio, would expand the Endangered Species Act by creating a public, local mechanism for compliance […]

By |March 26, 2015
Brazos River Authority Seeks Permit to Sell Additional Lake Granbury Water

On February 17th, hearings began regarding the Brazos River Authority’s (BRA) proposed Permit 5851, a measure which would empower the BRA to sell approximately half a million additional acre-feet of water from the Brazos River, which stands to effect Lake Granbury the greatest out of the system.   At the hearing, attorneys representing the Lake Granbury […]

By |March 17, 2015
George Scott: Citizen Journalist

Scott has been involved in journalism for quite some time, but now he specifically reports on issues with a more conservative perspective than typical mainstream media.

By |March 8, 2015
Stickland Fighting for Constitutional Carry Hearing

Over a month ago, sophomore State Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R-Bedford) officially requested a hearing for his bill, HB 195.  Also known as “Constitutional Carry,” the bill would allow for the unlicensed open carry of handguns in areas of the state where concealed carry is currently allowed. “It is past time that Texans have their Constitutional […]

By |March 7, 2015
Freshman State Rep. Files Pro-Transparency Legislation

Freshman State Rep. Mark Keough has filed legislation to force counties to be more transparent to taxpayers. HB 317 would require counties in Texas with populations higher than 45,000 to create and maintain an online searchable database of all county expenditures. “HB 317 would allow every citizen in Texas the ability to monitor and understand exactly […]

By |March 2, 2015
San Antonio Revisiting Restrictive Rideshare Ordinance

In a last minute attempt to keep transportation networking companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft from abandoning San Antonio, city officials are now working to draft an alternative to the restrictive rideshare ordinance they previously passed. In December, city officials voted 7-2 in favor of creating what they called a ‘regulatory framework’ for the […]

By |February 17, 2015