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Long After BP Spill, Texas Awaits Restoration Funds

Though Texas has been promised at least $100 million for coastal restoration after the BP oil spill, the process of disbursing funds for projects like protecting marshland is facing delays.

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Todd Wiseman

Two Years After Big Cuts, Battle Over Budget Caps Looms

After the Legislature cut billions of dollars from the state budget in 2011, some hoped to see at least some of the funding restored in 2013. But with the next legislative session quickly approaching, others are pushing to limit that spending.

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