Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week
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"It doesn't look good on our books that we have so much dang money. It's bad financial practice to have so much cash just sitting there."

– State Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin, noting that the state’s bloated rainy day fund balance could be paying for better education. See "Central Texas Lawmakers Speak Out About the 86th Legislative Session," Jan. 4.

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