Rainy Day Fund

Tomorrow's Water Today
7:57 am
Mon August 12, 2013

It's infrastructure investment, not environmentalism

The statewide drought is worst in Northwest Texas, but includes most of the state.
State of Texas

Many Texas business leaders and Republicans are advocating dipping into the state's Rainy Day Fund to the tune of $2 billion to fund the state's water plan.

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Tomorrow's Water Today
7:48 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Amendment would start new fund with 'rainy day' money

Texas Speaker of the House of Representatives Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) is helping organize support for the porposed state constitutional amendment that would create a new water fund.

Two billion dollars. That’s how much money needs to be spent on water projects in Texas, according to the State Legislature.

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