The San Jacinto Battleground Association, which wants to move the battleship USS Texas from the San Jacinto Battleground to a more prominent position in Galveston Harbor, is taking the fight to the halls of the Texas Legislature in Austin.

Texas voters approved a $25 million general obligation bond issue in November 2007 to renovate the ship, which escorted troop ships to Europe in World War I and saw action in World War II at the invasions of Normandy and Iwo Jima.

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