Gov. Rick Perry, joining a chorus of Texas politicians, wants Mexico to release more river water to Texas.
In a letter to President Obama dated April 9, Perry urged the president and the State Department to press Mexico to release more water from Rio Grande tributaries, under the terms of a 1944 treaty between the two countries.
“Without immediate and direct action from the White House and U.S. Department of State, Texans along the Rio Grande will continue to suffer from a lack of available water,” Perry wrote.
Perry said that the Obama administration was not pushing Mexico ...