Under current local control laws, we do not have legal standing to prevent developments even if they are harmful or have environmental concerns.
No wonder Texas ranks near the bottom for voter registration and voter turnout. Our Legislature has made it increasingly difficult to vote.
Voters must demand that our state legislators grant more control to cities and counties, not less -- or voters must choose new legislators who will.
Yes, growth brings challenges... But I’ll take on those challenges when faced with the alternative—stagnation and decline.