Rainy Day Fund

Bob Daemmrich

Rainy Day Fund Could Be Invested More Aggressively

The Texas Senate on Tuesday passed a measure granting Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar more flexibility to invest a portion of the $8 billion in the state’s Rainy Day Fund, sending the bill to the governor's desk.

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Perry Wins Special Election for Senate Seat

State Rep. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, has won Tuesday's special election for Senate District 28, avoiding a runoff in the six-candidate race. He will take the seat vacated by Robert Duncan, who is now the chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.

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Davis: Marjorie Kamys Cotera | Abbott: Bob Daemmrich

Davis, Abbott Express Support for Proposition 6

Gubernatorial candidates Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott are throwing their support behind Proposition 6, the constitutional amendment that will fund projects designed to help the state meet its growing need for water.

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Justin Dehn

Perry Visits San Angelo to Push Water Plan Funding

UPDATED: San Angelo's O.C. Fisher Reservoir, which after years of persistent drought is completely dry, served as the backdrop for Gov. Rick Perry's remarks Wednesday in support of a constitutional amendment to use $2 billion from the Rainy Day Fund toward water-planning initiatives.

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