2013 Elections http://ketr.org en Foes of 'rainy-day' dipping cite obstacles besides funding http://ketr.org/post/foes-rainy-day-dipping-cite-obstacles-besides-funding <p>Some fiscal conservatives support drawing on the state's Economic Stabilization Fund, often called the "Rainy Day Fund," to fund the state's water projects. The question of allocating funds from this source will be on Texas ballots on Nov. 5. However, the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a conservative think-tank in Austin, opposes the measure. Josiah Neeley&nbsp;of the foundation describes some of his organization's views on the ballot initiative.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 17:07:21 +0000 Mark Haslett 43891 at http://ketr.org Foes of 'rainy-day' dipping cite obstacles besides funding Voters approve bonds, alcohol sales get mixed results http://ketr.org/post/voters-approve-bonds-alcohol-sales-get-mixed-results <p>Voters around Northeast Texas said yes to bond proposals, gave a thumbs-up for incumbents and were split on alcohol sales in May 11 elections. Mon, 13 May 2013 16:12:28 +0000 Mark Haslett 37071 at http://ketr.org Voters approve bonds, alcohol sales get mixed results