Leaders in both chambers of the Legislature announced Thursday they will work with various organizations to promote a constitutional amendment to fund water projects that will go to the voters in November.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, and state Rep. Allan Ritter, R-Nederland, unveiled Water Texas, a political action committee to support passage of the amendment to create a $2 billion water development fund.
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