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Texas Senate Passes Eminent Domain Reform Bill

April 10, 2019 Posted in Articles

Senate Bill 421, the omnibus eminent domain reform bill filed by Senator Lois Kolkhorst, has passed the Texas Senate by a vote of 28-3.  The bill was opposed by oil and gas interests in the Senate...

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Barron Adler Partners Roy Brandys and Nick Laurent Quoted in Article on Border Wall

March 12, 2019 Posted in Articles

As part of the Texas Tribune’s ongoing reporting on the border wall project called The Taking, Barron Adler partners Roy Brandys and Nick Laurent were quoted regarding President Trump’s emergency...

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Barron Alder Client Featured in Texas Observer Article

March 11, 2019 Posted in Articles

The Texas Observer featured an legal battle over claims of contamination on a south Texas ranch.  The Texas Observer reports that “massive levels of beryllium and cadmium, both known human...

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Hearing on Senate Bill Advancing Eminent Domain Reform is Held

March 5, 2019 Posted in Articles

On March 4, the Senate State Affairs Committee heard testimony on Senate Bill 421 which would reform eminent domain procedures for private condemnors like pipeline companies.  The bill, sponsored by...

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Barron Adler Partner Roy Brandys Discusses Border Wall Project with the Texas Lawyer

March 1, 2019 Posted in Articles

Barron Adler Partner Roy Brandys was interviewed by the Texas Lawyer for a piece entitled, “As Trump Pursues Wall, South Texas Lawyers Ready for Eminent Domain Battles.”  Mr. Brandys discussed...

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National Butterfly Center Seeks Injunction Against Border Wall

February 19, 2019 Posted in Articles

The National Butterfly Center, which is in the path of the next phase of the border wall project, recently requested an injunction that would preclude construction of the wall through the Butterfly...

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Kinder Morgan Permian Highway Pipeline Project

February 19, 2019 Posted in Articles

The Texas Observer has published an article discussing the Kinder Morgan Permian Highway Pipeline, including a summary of legislation that Rep. Zwiener plans to introduce this session as a result of...

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TXDOT Begins US 290 Expansion in McDade

February 14, 2019 Posted in Articles

TxDOT has begun construction on an eight mile stretch of US 290 near McDade, east of Austin.  The project will complete the four-lane highway between Elgin and Paige.  The project is expected to be...

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Eminent Domain Reform Bill Filed at Legislature

January 25, 2019 Posted in Articles

Sen. Lois Kolkhorst and Rep. DeWayne Burns have filed companion bills in the Legislature that would reform the eminent domain system in Texas (Senate Bill 421 and House Bill 991).  Similar bills have...

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Article on Border Wall by Barron Adler Lawyers Published in ABA Solo, Small Firm & General Practice Magazine

January 22, 2019 Posted in Articles

An article about the border wall and unique legal issues associated with it, written by Barron Adler lawyers Roy Brandys, Nick Laurent, and Blaire Knox, has been published in the American Bar...

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