Start here: The judges in charge of the redistricting case in Texas haven't rejected the maps proposed by the state and agreed to by some but not all of the plaintiffs. They simply observed that no deal has been made to satisfy everyone and told everyone to keep talking and get ready for a hearing next week.Full Story
Although parts of the state have been reclassified as out of the drought and could potentially see an easing of water restrictions, some communities are still projected to run out of water in the next six months. One of those, Spicewood Beach, has already begun trucking in water. And while there has been some controversy about the Lower Colorado River Authority previously selling water from the community’s wells, the LCRA insists that the precipitous drop in the supply came after those sales were discontinued.