Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

How One Texas Lawmaker Wants to Fund the Water Plan

With water on the minds behind the Texas legislature, Rep. Allan Ritter, R-Nederland, the chairman of the House National Resources Committee, sat down last week to talk with the Texas Tribune about what lawmakers can do to secure new water supplies for a growing state. Ritter recently filed a fill that would take $2 billion from the Rainy Day Fund to start a bank for water infrastructure projects. You can watch the conversation in the video above.


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