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Pipeline development stirs controversy in Central Texas

By: Christopher Green, Jacob Sommers, Carl Heiser A 430-mile pipeline development running from West Texas to the Gulf Coast is haunting Hill Country, where landowners can’t stop construction on their property because of eminent domain.  Residents can’t stop Kinder Morgan Inc.’s controversial gas pipeline due to an eminent domain statute that allows for-profit companies to develop on […]

Austin News Politics

Blue Phenomenon: How the youth is mobilizing the Texas battleground

Among the crowd of elected officials and political donors roaming around the JW Marriott Ballroom in Austin is a group of young adults and college students from all backgrounds, exchanging business cards and reaching out to individuals with political connections. As eloquent speeches were made, fancy drinks were poured and campaign goals were presented, the […]