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District Court Order Grants Motion for Texas General Land Office to Intervene in TPPF Lawsuit Against Bureau of Land Management

From the Texas Public Policy Foundation Press Release, by CAROLINE ESPINOSA,  March 25, 2016 


Lawsuit Challenges Federal Government Taking of Private Homesteads

AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) issued the following statement from the Honorable Robert Henneke, general counsel and director of TPPF’s Center for the American Future, on the federal District Court’s Order granting the Texas General Land Office’s motion to intervene in Aderholt, et al. v. Bureau of Land Management, et. al. TPPF’s Center for the American Future is representing individual property owners, the counties of Wichita, Clay, and Wilbarger, and the Clay County Sheriff in the lawsuit challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) unconstitutional and arbitrary seizure of thousands of acres of private property along the Red River in Texas.

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Left for dead, CSCOPE may live again

Star-Telegram, By Will Weissert (AP), 07/18/13

cscope_logoAUSTIN — Maybe CSCOPE’s not dead after all.

The curriculum system designed to help teachers adhere to state educational requirements was trumpeted as disbanded in May by conservatives who criticized it as promoting anti-American values.

But a top Texas Education Agency attorney suggested Wednesday that CSCOPE is now in the public domain, meaning its lesson plans and exams can be used in any districts where school boards authorize it.

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