The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Jan. 23, 2013

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•    Senators Draw Lots to Determine Terms: "The Texas Senate relied on chance Wednesday to determine which of them would serve for four years and which would serve for two years. For some legislators, the luck of the draw could have bigger political implications."

•    Spending Limit Could Make State's Rainy Day Fund Tougher to Tap: "After years in which the state's spending limit was irrelevant, it may play a key role in budget negotiations this session, and it could make it tougher for lawmakers to tap billions of dollars in the Rainy Day Fund ...

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