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.

March 2017

March 24, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Brackish Groundwater -License to Carry -Warfarin Click here to read the March 24, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

March 17, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Distracted Driving -Eminent Domain -Seed Standardization Click here to read the March 17, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

March 10, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: Eminent Domain House Omnibus Eminent Domain Bill Stand-Alone Property Rights Protection in Bona Fide Offer Stand-Alone Valuation of Easements   Click here to read the [...]

March 3, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -High-Speed Rail     Click here to read the March 3, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

February 2017

February 24, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Water -Eminent Domain -Transportation   Click here to read the Feb. 24, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

February 17, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Texas Water Development Board -Transportation -Notice of Property Owner's Rights Relating to Surveys by Condemning Entities -Right to Repurchase Condemned Property Click here to read [...]

February 10, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Legislative Update -Regulation of Production from Retail Public Utilities -Property Rights -Regulation of Drones   Click here to read the Feb. 10, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

February 3, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Thank you! -Legislative Update -Rural Affairs -Sanctuary Cities -Eminent Domain -Water Click here to read the Feb. 3, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

January 2017

January 27, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Legislative Update -Taxes -Transportation -Eminent Domain -Raw Milk   Click here to read the Jan. 27, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

January 20, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Property Rights Eminent Domain Reform Right to Repurchase Condemned Property Constitutional Amendment Concerning Right to Repurchase Condemned Property -Transportation Bill to Prevent Distracted Driving -Pesticide [...]

January 13, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -State Legislative Priority Issues for the 85th Texas Legislature: Eminent Domain Producer Financial Protections Water Taxes Land Use Regulation Transportation Animal Care -Budget Overview -Chamber [...]

June 2015

June 5, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: Sine Die Report–brief summary of bills related to Texas Farm Bureau's priorities and other bills important to members. Priority Issues: - Taxes - Water - [...]

May 2015

May 29, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Development of Brackish Groundwater - Groundwater Ownership and Rights - Agritourism Liability - Equine Infectious Anemia Tests - Ag Liens - Regulation of Prescribed Burns - [...]

May 22, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Aquifer Storage and Recovery -  Groundwater Rights, Development and Management - Ammonium Nitrate Storage - Sales Tax Exemption for GPS Equipment - Beef Council Rule Changes - [...]

May 15, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Groundwater Ownership and Rights -  Development of Brackish Groundwater - Aquifer Storage and Recovery - Agricultural Liens - Beef Council Rule Changes - Regulation of Raw Milk [...]

May 8, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Groundwater Management and DFC Appeals Processes - Diseased Livestock Regulation - Groundwater Production by Retail Public Utilities - Ammonium Nitrate Storage - Grain Indemnity - Eminent [...]

May 1, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Groundwater Conservation District Permits - Groundwater Ownership and Rights - Navigable Streams - Exemptions for Transport Harvest Machines - Equine Infectious Anemia Tests - Raw Milk [...]

April 2015

April 24, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Brackish Groundwater Regulation - Groundwater Production by Retail Public Utilities - Property Damage Compensation - Fuel Tax Allocation - Agritourism Liability - Texas Beef Council Updates [...]

April 17, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Aquifer Storage and Recovery - Appeals for Desired Future Conditions of an Aquifer - Municipal Initiative and Referendum - Equine Infectious Anemia Tests - Agriculture Representation [...]

April 10, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Attorney Fees under Eminent Domain - Agricultural Liens - Confidentiality of Groundwater Withdrawals - Beef Council Changes -Regulation of Prescribed Burns - Grain Indemnity Fund   [...]

April 3, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Attorney Fees Under Eminent Domain - Confidentiality of Groundwater Withdrawals - Grain Indemnity Fund - Sales Tax Exemptions for GPS Equipment - Agricultural Liens - Texting [...]

March 2015

March 27, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Overweight and Oversize Permit Information - Unitization of Oil and Gas Recovery Operations - Eminent Domain Database - Establishment of an Office of Water at TDA [...]

March 20, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Texas Department of Agriculture Peace Officers - Renaming the Texas Department of Agriculture - Groundwater Ownership and Rights - Approval of Equine Infectious Anemia Tests - Municipal [...]

March 13, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Involuntary Pooling of Oil and Gas Tracts - Breeder Deer Transfer and Release Periods - Pesticide Education - Habitat Protection and Endangered Species Authority Transfer - Navigable [...]

March 6, 2015

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - Open-Space Land Assistance - Insured Motorist Protection - Groundwater Permit Exemptions - Diseased Livestock Regulation - Regulation of Prescribed Burns   Click here to read the March [...]