Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill to allow Montgomery County voters to elect Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District board members

A bill authored by several Montgomery County legislators to elect and not appoint Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District board members was signed into law Thursday by Gov. Greg Abbott. House Bill 1982 was authored by state Rep. Will Metcalf, R-Conroe, state Rep. Mark Keough, R-The Woodlands and state Rep. Cecil Bell, R-Magnolia. The Senate companion bill, SB 2250, was authored by state Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe and state Sen. Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville. “Months of discussions with constituents and stakeholders have resulted in the HB 1982 being presented in the legislature and ultimately passed,” Keough said. “I am proud to be […]

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