Straus Urges El Paso Voters to Support Prop 6

EL PASO — Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, on Monday continued his statewide tour in support of a ballot initiative that, if passed, would tap into the state’s savings account to finance a water development bank for Texas.

Straus, flanked by Democratic legislators from El Paso, urged voters to support Proposition 6, which would allocate $2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund for projects he said are needed to keep pace with the state’s surging population.

“These constitutional amendment elections don’t trend on Twitter, and they’re not big ratings winners on cable television ...

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