This Session, Legislators Went Easy on LCRA
The Lower Colorado River Authority came out of the legislative session a winner after legislators failed to pass a measure that would have limited its water-planning flexibility, writes Asher Price of the Austin American-Statesman.
Reporting on the fate of water-related bills in the regular legislative session, Asher Price of the Austin American-Statesman writes that the Lower Colorado River Authority came out of the session a winner after legislators failed to pass a measure that would have limited its water-planning flexibility. Price notes that the session was otherwise dominated by the Legislature’s decision to create a water infrastructure bank that will draw $2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund, if voters approve the measure.
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