Straus: We weren’t sent here to govern like California

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AUSTIN — House Speaker Joe Straus suggested in a Thursday interview that a Senate proposal to take $5.7 billion from the rainy day fund for water, transportation and education is too costly and represents an effort to “punt” lawmakers’ responsibility by placing the issue on a ballot for voter approval.

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