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TSCRA to Host Ranch Gathering in Lubbock

For Immediate Release: Aug. 30 , 2012
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Saturday, Sept. 8, at Cagle Steaks in Lubbock. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner.

Texas State House Representatives Charles Perry, . . . → Read More:

Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Groundwater Rights

For Immediate Release: Feb. 24, 2012
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

Cattle Raisers applaud opinion

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) today applauded the opinion of the Texas Supreme Court in the Edwards Aquifer Authority v. Burrell Day and Joel McDaniel case regarding whether or not landowners own . . . → Read More:

SB 332 Signed into Law

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The long-awaited groundwater ownership bill was signed into law by Gov. Perry today. SB 332, by Senator Troy Fraser (R-Horseshoe Bay) and Allan Ritter (R-Nederland), clarifies that landowners own the groundwater below their . . . → Read More:

Stronger Private Property Rights Highlight 82nd Legislative Session

For Immediate Release: May 31, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, Texas – “The 82nd Legislative Session was a successful session for private property rights,” said Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).

“There is nothing more sacred . . . → Read More:

GROUNDWATER OWNERSHIP BILL PASSES HOUSE UNANIMOUSLY

For Immediate Release: May 24, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Legislation to strengthen landowners’ ownership of the groundwater below their land passed the Texas House today, clearing a major hurdle. The legislation now goes back to the Texas Senate for final approval . . . → Read More:

TSCRA SUPPORTS GROUNDWATER OWNERSHIP BILL IN TEXAS HOUSE COMMITTEE

For Immediate Release: April 5, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Austin, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) continued to show their support for SB 332, a bill to reaffirm landowners’ rights to the groundwater below their land. . . . → Read More:

GROUNDWATER OWNERSHIP BILL APPROVED BY SENATE COMMITTEE; BILL HEADS TO SENATE FLOOR

For Immediate Release: March 22, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Austin, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) applauded the Senate Natural Resources Committee today for passing SB 332, a bill that recognizes that a landowner has a vested ownership interest in . . . → Read More:

TSCRA SUPPORTS PROTECTING GROUNDWATER AS A PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHT

For Immediate Release: March 1, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

AUSTIN, Texas – Members of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) gathered at the state capitol Tuesday to show their support for Senate Bill (SB) 332.
 

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Landowner Groups Support Fraser Groundwater Legislation

For Immediate Release: Jan. 12, 2011

Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

AUSTIN, Texas – Thirteen landowner associations and organizations expressed their support today for Senate Bill 332 by Senator Troy Fraser . . . → Read More:

Landowner groups urge groundwater conservation districts to reaffirm groundwater as a vested property right

For Immediate Release
Nov. 9, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, Texas – A group of 13 Texas landowner associations and organizations sent a letter to each state groundwater conservation district urging them to adopt a resolution or similar statement recognizing that landowners have a vested ownership interest in groundwater beneath their property.

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Who owns the groundwater beneath your land? Landowner groups host groundwater forum in Victoria

For Immediate Release
Oct. 7, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Oct. 20, at First Victoria Bank from 1:30 . . . → Read More:

Landowner groups launch groundwaterownership website

For Immediate Release
Oct. 7, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Landowner groups across the state have launched a new website, www.groundwaterownership.com, to help landowners and the public better understand current groundwater ownership issues. The site is part of a growing effort to ensure groundwater continues to be recognized as . . . → Read More:

Who owns the groundwater beneath your land? Landowner groups host groundwater forum in Kingsville

For Immediate Release
Oct. 6, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Oct. 19, at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Center . . . → Read More:

Who owns the groundwater beneath your land? Landowner groups host groundwater forum in Cleburne

For Immediate Release
Oct. 4, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Oct. 14, at the Johnson County Cattle Auction . . . → Read More: