Lt. Governor Dewhurst discusses eminent domain legislation

AUSTIN, TX - Lt. Governor David Dewhurst today discussed Senate Bill 18, authored by Senator Craig Estes.

Joining Lt. Governor Dewhurst and Senator Estes in addressing the issue of eminent domain were Senators Robert Duncan and Glenn Hegar. Senate Bill 18 will help the state achieve a strong balance between preserving private property rights and the appropriate use of eminent domain in Texas.

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