TSCRA leadership would like to thank all the members and Texas property owners who took the time to travel to Austin last week and support eminent domain reform efforts in the Texas Legislature. But our work is not over! We still need your help to get the message out to … Read More

source: The Texas Tribune | Feb. 4, 2019

For years now, Texas Sen. Lois Kolkhorst has aimed to strengthen protections for Texans whose property may be seized by the governmental or private companies … Read More

Tiffany Lashmet brings in Attorney Zach Brady to the Ag Law in the Field podcast to answer some of the most frequently asked questions he gets about eminent domain. Zach has some great information and advice for Texas landowners on who has the right to condemn property, choosing … Read More

It was announced late Thursday that the Senate State Affairs Committee will hear public testimony on S.B. 421 Monday, March 4, at 9:00 a.m.

S.B. 421 by Senator Lois Kolkhorst represents a significant improvement to current eminent domain laws in Texas and is heavily supported … Read More

This week TSCRA leaders and staff descended on Austin for
our Cattlemen at the Capitol event. The event is held every other February
during the Texas Legislative Session and provides an opportunity for TSCRA’s
officers and committee members to visit with legislators about important
issues. The discussion this year centered on eminent … Read More

TSCRA government affairs staff and leaders were New Orleans last week at the Cattle Industry Convention, hosted by the National Cattleman Beef Association. The meetings provided an opportunity for TSCRA to collaborate with beef producers from across the country and address policy issues of national importance. Closer to home there … Read More

If a company with eminent domain power has contacted you about obtaining an easement across property and now wants access to survey, can you keep them off of your land? Texas Ag Law Blog’s Tiffany Dowell Lashmet has an answer.

TSCRA government and public affairs staff have been hitting the Capitol hallways as the 86th Texas Legislative Session wraps up its third week. The biggest news this week came Wednesday when Rep. DeWayne Burns and Sen. Lois Kolkhorst announced the filing of HB 991 and SB 421. The two companion … Read More