AUSTIN — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) hosted their 2017 Cattlemen at the Capitol event this week in Austin, Texas. They kicked the event off on Tuesday night with a reception at The Driskill hotel, where many state officials attended and visited with leaders from the association. TSCRA leaders were at the Texas State Capitol on Wednesday where they met with Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Joe Straus and more than 50 other State Senators and Representatives about legislative priorities for the 85th Legislative Session.
The most prevalent topic of conversation was the need for eminent domain reform. To learn more about eminent domain reform efforts visit texansforpropertyrights.com.
TSCRA is a 140-year-old trade association and is the largest and oldest livestock organization based in Texas. TSCRA has more than 17,500 beef cattle operations, ranching families and businesses as members. These members represent approximately 55,000 individuals directly involved in ranching and beef production who manage 4 million head of cattle on 76 million acres of range and pasture land primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, but throughout the Southwest.
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