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New Texas Law May Make It ‘Almost Impossible’ For Cities To Annex Land

New Texas Law May Make It ‘Almost Impossible’ For Cities To Annex Land

A new law went into effect Friday that requires Texas cities to get voter approval before annexing an area FLORIAN MARTIN  POSTED DECEMBER 1, 2017, 5:23 PM   Houston Public Media Pearland is one of several Texas cities that appeared to quickly annex areas in their extraterritorial jurisdiction, or ETJ, right before a new law established by Senate Bill 6 took effect. The…read more →