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HB347 would forbid city annexation by force – Gov. Abbott could sign it into law

State Rep. Phil King-Texas House Bill 347, which gives counties the right to vote on whether to allow property to be annexed by a city, has been passed by both the Texas House and Senate and will be delivered to Governor Greg Abbott to sign. Citizens in support of the “Tier 2” right to vote have begun a phone campaign to Abbott’s office to encourage his signage. The 800-843-5789 line may allow for direct conversation to the governor or office staff. The HB347 voting allows for respective counties to change from Tier 1 status to Tier 2 counties. In Tier 2 counties, municipalities wishing to annex property must…Read the rest of the story and more stories like this in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!




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