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Calvin Tillman

Former mayor of DISH


Calvin Tillman served as the mayor of the North Texas town of DISH from 2007 to 2011. Since leaving office, he has focused on eminent domain and private property rights.

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It's time for real eminent domain reform

As the former mayor of DISH, I know a thing or two about the impacts of natural gas development in Texas — especially the creeping threat of eminent domain. Texans deserve better than what the Legislature has given us.