State Democratic Party Measure | Oppose the Trans Pecos Pipeline

State Democratic Party Measure | Oppose the Trans Pecos Pipeline

Saturday, in San Antonio, the State Democratic Party Convention passed several measures that are now the official 2016-2018 Party Platform, as submitted by the Platform Committee of which Alpine resident, Barry Zavah, was elected to serve from our 19th State Senate District.

Among them:

1) Oppose the Trans-Pecos Pipeline and Keystone XL.

2) Amend the state Constitution and related laws to prevent for-profit entities from using government-like authority to seize private property;¬†and to provide a state court hearing to prove the proposed seizure is a public use/& benefit — prior to allowing it to be seized.