Lawmakers hit the lake Wednesday to talk about water issues. Gov. Rick Perry is urging Texans to vote “yes” on Proposition 6, which would allocate funding for the state’s water plan. It’s an issue the 83rd Legislature made sure to address. Now, they need to get voters on their side to see the plan through.

NEW STRATEGY

The race is on to attract Latino voters, and Republicans think they have the right strategy. In Wednesday’s Capital Tonight, we looked at a new effort to bring the state’s growing Hispanic population to the right.

SHUTDOWN UPDATE

And it’s Day Nine of the government shutdown, with little hope in sight. We took a closer look at how veterans and their families are being affected, and what Washington plans to do about it.