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Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Commentary: Rezoning away your rights

In this guest commentary, RYAN BRANNAN of the Texas Public Policy Foundation says, "Taking someone’s business or real property because it isn’t aesthetically pleasing, politically favored, or provide enough tax revenue is wrong -- whether accomplished through eminent domain or regulation."

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Controversial Hopkins Street rezoning fails to pass council on second try

In an encore appearance before the San Marcos City Council, a controversial rezoning request in the Heritage Historical District gained one vote and lost one vote, thus failing to pass by the same 4-3 margin it garnered...