Claire Cardona, Texas Tribune

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Claire Cardona works for our political reporting partner, the Texas Tribune.

wildfires
3:45 pm
Mon September 12, 2011

Texplainer: Can Texas Use the Rainy Day Fund to Fight Wildfires?

Pastor Mike Vega and Debbie Begs survey their fire ravaged church off US 21 in Bastrop.
Photo by Jeff Heimsath for KUT News

Hey Texplainer: Why doesn’t Rick Perry use money from the state's Rainy Day Fund to help fight the wildfires and assist folks who have lost their homes?

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