Texas House Committee Approves $2B Water Fund Lawmakers took the first step Thursday to setting up a $2 billion fund to finance water projects across the state. Members of the House Natural Resources Committee approved a plan that would take the money from the state's Rainy Day Fund.
Lawmakers To Hear Testimony On Drought, Water Plan The state climatologist says Texas continues to experience a serious shortage of rainfall and is on track to experience the second-worst drought on record.
Water Percolates Up Texas Legislature's AgendaAfter years of chatter, water appears to have finally percolated to the top of the Texas Legislature's agenda.