URGENT: Contact Your State Legislator!
Senate Bill 822 is being considered by the Texas Legislature. The bill would protect Lions Municipal Golf Course from commercial development. UT Regents have said they prefer to develop the historic land, so we need your State Representative's support to keep this urban green space and civil rights landmark from being demolished.
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Sample script below:
Example of what to say on the phone:
"Hi, this is _______. I live in Representative _________'s district and I am calling to ask that he/she please support Senate Bill 822. This bill preserves Lions Municipal golf course. I believe it is important to preserve this urban green space and civil rights landmark."
Dear Representative _______:
I am writing to ask that you please save Lions Municipal Golf Course by supporting Senate Bill 822. The University of Texas Board of Regents have said they prefer to commercially develop this urban green space and civil rights landmark. These bills would protect this historic land.
Please preserve a part of the heart and history of Austin from being demolished by supporting SB 822.