Last week, President Obama vetoed bill that would have forced approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The decision on the pipeline remains in the hands of the Administration now that federal agencies have commented on the project’s potential impacts. Please thank the President for this action, and for standing up to protect clean water and to take on climate change.
Texas has a long tradition of allowing local communities to take action to protect the well-being of their residents. But now Gov. Greg Abbott and some state legislators want to limit the ability of cities to do this, simply because they do not agree with some of the decisions local communities have made. Tell them, when the state fails to protect our communities, it's time to let our cities decide!
Governor Abbott and his allies are more interested in doing the bidding of corporate lobbyists than in upholding the tradition of local control. They are targeting:
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