TURNERSVILLE, Texas — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a property owner meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at the Turnersville Community Center in Turnersville, Texas. The event will provide an opportunity for landowners to … Read More

Monday and Tuesday, TSCRA participated in the first ever Texas Tribune symposium on the future of rural Texas. The event addressed the future of rural education, health care, natural resource preservation and infrastructure investment, and looked at the current political climate in rural Texas and the state’s economic future. TSCRA … Read More

Tuesday’s general election brought changes to both the federal and state legislative landscapes. Of the 174 candidates endorsed by the TSCRA PAC, 150 won their respective races thanks to your support. TSCRA leaders and staff continue to engage with state lawmakers on the issue of eminent domain reform in preparation … Read More

By Robert McKnight Jr., president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

As private property owners, we learned some tough lessons during the last Texas legislative session when we were not able to secure desperately needed reforms to the eminent domain process. Nonetheless, … Read More

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Every election is important, but this year’s may be the most pivotal of our lifetime! This week TSCRA staff and leaders helped host an eminent domain landowner meeting in Fredericksburg, met with representatives from the Texas Water Development Board and EPA and to … Read More

Exxon Mobil Corp has begun groundwork at a Texas refinery that would become the largest in the United States in advance of a final investment decision on the expansion, three sources familiar with Exxon’s plans said. Exxon also is taking steps to increase crude delivery. It has agreed to join … Read More

Early voting in Texas gets underway Oct. 22 and runs through Nov. 2. Election day is Nov. 6. Every election is important to the future of our state and nation, but this year’s may be the most pivotal of our lifetime. Rural lawmakers who understand our priorities are dwindling as … Read More

A proposed high-speed rail line between the state’s two largest urban areas represents the collision of two things Texans hold dear: private property rights and an unrestrained free market. -The Texas Tribune

Officials with Texas Central, a company hoping to bring high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston, have had hopes since early in the planning process that construction could begin as early as 2016-a timeline that depended on factors outside of Texas Central’s control, including the environmental surveying process. Since a draft environmental … Read More

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Gillespie County Farm Bureau will host a property owner meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at the Gillespie County Farm Bureau Center in Fredericksburg. The event will provide an opportunity for … Read More