Some lawmakers expressed worry today that a plan to overhaul the Texas Water Development Board and put the agency in charge of overseeing a $2 billion water infrastructure fund could create another slush fund plagued by cronyism.
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Legislators and their staffers scrambled to file bills on Friday, some of which are shells that can be filled in later.
There is a risk that funding the $53 billion Texas water plan could create a slush-fund for giant, unnecessary infrastructure projects. Lawmakers should prioritize conservation.