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In addition to numerous local candidates, registered voters in Texas can also weigh in on 10 amendments to the state’s constitution on the Nov. 5 joint election ballot. If approved, the amendments, or propositions, would take effect Nov. 6.
Proposition 8 would create the Flood Infrastructure Resiliency Fund as part of Senate Bill 7, which was authored by Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe. Money for the new fund would be appropriated from the state’s Rainy Day Fund.
The fund would provide shorter-term funding for current drainage, flood mitigation and flood control projects, according to the Texas secretary of state’s website.
Proposition 10 would allow a no-cost transfer of ownership for K-9 law enforcement officers, while Proposition 6 would allocate more money to Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Click here to learn more about the other propositions.
Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.