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.

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.

April 14, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Bill Updates -Consistent Groundwater Regulation Click here to read the April 14, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

April 7, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Eminent Domain Bill Updates -Notice of Property Owner's Rights Relating to Surveys by Condemning Entities -Right to Repurchase Condemned Property Click here to read the [...]

March 2017

March 31, 2017

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: -Mid-Session Update -Landowner’s Right to Fair Share of Groundwater -Transportation -Warfarin Click here to read the March 31, 2017 Austin Newsletter.

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 [...]