Abbott, local officials in new fight over Harvey money

Abbott, local officials in new fight over Harvey money

Local officials in Houston and dozens of Gulf Coast jurisdictions devastated by Hurricane Harvey on Wednesday asked the state to tap its Rainy Day Fund savings account to pay for billions in disaster mitigation projects, the latest political fight to erupt over state funding.

Gov. Greg Abbott immediately responded with a letter of his own: Stop complaining. Plenty of money is available, but you haven’t applied for any of it.

Source: Abbott, local officials in new fight over Harvey money

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