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A Short History of the Rainy Day Fund

A House committee may vote this week to spend more than $4 billion of the state's Rainy Day Fund to help close the state's current budget gap. As the fight heats up over whether to draw from the $9.4 billion fund, Matt Largey of KUT News takes a look at where all that money came from anyway.

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Up and Running

Legislative sessions lag along and then, suddenly, seem to catch traction and start. Plenty of people have been busy, but now, with 12 weeks left in the regular session, lots of people are getting busy.

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