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Austin Newsletter

//Austin Newsletter

Keep up with agriculture in the legislative session

Published weekly during the Texas legislative session by Texas Farm Bureau. To keep you up to date on issues important to agriculture.

April 2019

April 12, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Texas Farm Bureau Leader Day in Austin Annexation Industrial Hemp State Flood Planning Surface restoration from pipelines Click here to read the April 12 Austin Newsletter.

April 5, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Eminent domain reform passes the Senate Industrial hemp Education Groundwater rights Bees Click here to read the April 5 Austin Newsletter.

March 29, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Eminent domain update Groundwater rights Rural infrastructure Click here to read the March 29 Austin Newsletter.

March 2019

March 22, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Taxes Daylight Saving Time Annexation State flooding planning Eminent domain Click here to read the March 22 Austin Newsletter.

March 15, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Eminent Domain update Additional eminent domain bills Groundwater rights Transportation Click here to read the March 15 Austin Newsletter.

March 8, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Eminent Domain update Daylight Saving Time Annexation Click here to read the March 8 Austin Newsletter.

March 1, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Education Utilities taking groundwater rights Hemp Click here to read the March 1 Austin Newsletter.

February 2019

February 22, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Eminent domain reform update Taxes Groundwater rights Click here to read the Feb. 22 Austin Newsletter.

February 15, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Eminent domain reform update Industrial hemp Taxes Transportation Click here to read the Feb. 15 Austin Newsletter.

February 8, 2019

This week’s Austin Newsletter includes: Pollinator Health State Flood Planning Eminent Domain legislative support update Click here to read the Feb. 8 Austin Newsletter.

February 1, 2019

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: 2019 TFB Leadership Conference: Grassroots advocacy campaign Capitol visits to discuss eminent domain reform TFB poll results on eminent domain Click here to read the [...]

January 25, 2019

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: Eminent domain reform bills filed Taxes Transportation Click here to read the Jan. 25 Austin Newsletter. 

January 2019

January 18, 2019

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: Eminent domain reform update for TFB Leadership Conference Brackish Groundwater Click here to read the Jan. 11 Austin Newsletter. 

January 11, 2019

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: Texas Farm Bureau's state legislative priorities Eminent domain reform overview Click here to read the Jan. 11 Austin Newsletter. 

August 2017

August 4, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - An update on the first-called special session. Click here to read the August 4 Austin Newsletter.

July 2017

July 28, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Elections - Taxes - Property Rights Click here to read the July 28 Austin Newsletter.

July 21, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Special Session -Property Rights Click here to read the July 21, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

July 14, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Special session to begin Click here to read the July 14, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

June 2017

Session Wrap-up

The session wrap-up includes results of how various bills fared in the 85th Legislative Session, including ones related to agriculture, animal health and welfare, eminent domain, taxes, transportation and water. [...]

May 2017

May 26, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Ag Lien Passes -Fair Attorney Fees for Landowners Fails -Brackish Groundwater Update -Incentivizing the Use of Desalinated Seawater -High-Speed Rail Click here to read the [...]

May 19, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Legislative Session Update -SB 862 Debated in House Committee Click here to read the May 19, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

May 12, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Drone Update -Eminent Domain -Citrus Tree Mitigation Click here to read the May 12, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

May 5, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Fair Attorney Fees for Groundwater Lawsuits -Brackish Groundwater Update -High Speed Rail -Ag Lien Click here to read the May 5, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

April 2017

April 28, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Regulation of Drones -License to Carry -Central Filing -Horse Racing Click here to read the April 28, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

April 21, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Regulation of Drones -License to Carry -Seed Standardization -Horse Racing -Incentivizing the Use of Desalinated Seawater Click here to read the April 21, 2017 Austin Newsletter.