Rainy day fund
Tuesday’s ballot measure was widely expected to pass. It had the backing of environmental groups and most of the state’s top elected officials, including Republican Gov. Rick Perry.
Voters have a final day to cast ballots early for Tuesday’s election on nine proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.
Governor Rick Perry brought his campaign for a statewide water plan to North Texas.
Gov. Rick Perry is urging voters to approve an amendment to the Texas Constitution that would use $2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund to pay for water infrastructure projects.
The third time is a charm for Texas lawmakers, as the Texas Legislature ends the third special session of the year after passing a major transportation measure.
The Texas Legislature has convened to debate new funding for roads and bridges by diverting money from the state’s Rainy Day Fund.
An unusual eighth month of the Texas Legislature is starting with weary lawmakers still searching for compromise on new transportation funding.
The Texas Legislature is expected to finally pass a proposed constitutional amendment to boost funding for roads and bridges.
The Texas Senate is scheduled to approve increased funding for roads and bridges — if they can reach a deal with the House.
The Texas Senate and House could wrap up the second special session by approving a proposed constitutional amendment increasing funding for road and bridge construction.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law the creation of a state fund to finance new water projects he says will help spark $30 billion worth of infrastructure spending in the next 50 years.
The $2 billion for a new state water fund that Gov. Rick Perry prioritized this session has finally reached his desk for approval.