Texas Rep. Leighton Schubert – Eminent Domain Threat

High Speed Project Investors Threatened To Seize Family Farms In Texas BallotPedia Verbatim Fact Check May 10, 2017 Texas Central Railroad and Infrastructure, Inc. (TCRI) and its affiliates are pursuing development of a high-speed “bullet train” between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. Five Texas state senators and ten state representatives have filed more than 20 bills to regulate high-speed rail projects. According to state Representative Leighton Schubert (R-District 13), “This group of foreign investors is threatening to seize family farms, physically divide the state of Texas, and have a gravely detrimental impact on the citizens I represent.” Is Schubert correct that … Continue reading