Join Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples in the war against abusive eminent domain. Visit http://www.protectyourhomeandland.com and sign the online petition.
Commissioner Staples, in his own words, states that: “The legislature needs to complete eminent domain reform by passing additional reforms that establish stricter penalties for not negotiating in good faith; demand adequate compensation for loss of access; provide a 10-year buy back provision for land that isn’t used; and clarify that eminent domain must only be exercised for public use.
The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution says in part: “No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.” This is one of the founding principles our country was built on, and I need your help to ensure the Texas Legislature finishes the job. “