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Bill filed to limit strip annexation

Special to the PRESS Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D-Brownsville) filed legislation which would address concerns raised by Cameron County cities relating to the City of Brownsville’s annexation of unincorporated areas in the county. “I filed a package of bills related to municipal annexation to encourage dialogue on the practice of strip annexation,” Senator Lucio said. …

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PI to fight Brownsville land grab

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  On Tuesday, the Port Isabel City Commission approved Resolution 02-26-2013-02, a unanimous resolution expressing concern and objection to the City of Brownsville’s strip annexations in the Laguna Madre area. In 2009, the cities agreed on a map where the Brownsville ETJ would extend to the north edge of the ship …

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