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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Lawmakers pass a bill extending property rights protection to all Texans.
“I had no idea what just that one step would lead to,” says the Parker County mom-turned-property rights advocate.
Advocates fighting to stop forced annexation in their counties are educating voters on “Tier 2” ballot measures ahead of the November 6 election.
Parker County Commissioners voted to accept the state’s first-ever municipal annexation reform petition and put a forced-annexation ban on the ballot.
Parker County property rights activists get the state’s first annexation reform petition verified.
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.
County property owners want the City of Belton to stop its forced annexation land grab and let the people vote.
After pushback from Parker County property owners, the City of Weatherford cancels plans to forcibly annex them before a new law ending the practice takes effect.