POSTED: Friday, April 12, 2013 - 5:00am
UPDATED: Friday, April 12, 2013 - 5:14am
2.5 billion for water projects and $3.5 billion for highways
Austin — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; once loath to even touch the massive cash reserves in the state's Rainy Day Fund, the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature now appears ready to make a big grab.
Texas voters would be asked to authorize taking $6 billion from the Rainy Fund — roughly half its projected balance. To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/APNewsBreak-GOP-plan-uses-6B-from-Rainy-Day-Fund-4425664.php