More than two months after border wall ‘pause,’ land condemnation lawsuits remain in limbo

Government attorneys said Wednesday they still hadn’t received any guidance about how to proceed with land condemnation lawsuits for the border wall — more than two months after President Joe Biden paused construction. Nine attorneys who represent the federal government appeared before U.S. District Judge Randy Crane on Wednesday morning for hearings in 17 land…

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Texas Senate committee holds public hearing on Agua SUD bill

“This article appeared in the April 2 issue of the Progress Times.” The Texas Senate Committee on Local Government held a public hearing Monday on a bill that would prohibit the Agua Special Utility District from holding budget workshops on South Padre Island. State Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, walked the committee through Senate Bill…

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