In a clear-cut conservative win, lawmakers and grassroots activists working together succeeded in extending property rights protection to all Texans.
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As lawmakers debate a statewide ban on forced annexation, voters in Ellis and Montague will consider countywide bans in May.
Attorney Trey Trainor joined Tony in-studio to discuss free speech and the Texas Ethics Commission.
Wise County is now the second in Texas to successfully petition for a vote on ending forced annexation countywide.
Parker will be the first county in Texas petitioning for a vote to prohibit forced annexation countywide.
Despite reforms, property owners in most Texas counties still aren’t protected from city land grabs.
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Gov. Abbott even referred to current practice as “piracy by government, a tyranny of taxation without representation that would have made old King George proud.”
Had it not been for Sen. Menendez’s shameless defense of bureaucrats, property rights likely would have been protected for homeowners just outside of a city’s jurisdiction.