Austin Sen. Kirk Watson said he wants to infuse some “healthy skepticism” into oversight of a state incentive fund that is used to recruit major events such as Super Bowls, All-Star games and Formula One racing to Texas.
To do so, Watson has filed legislation that would force Comptroller Susan Combs to share authority over the Major Events Trust Fund with at least two others: the state auditor and a representative of the host city or county.
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