There’s a saying in Texas that’s as common as the heat: Whisky is for drinking and water is for fighting. In part two of our State of Water series, we talked to lawmakers about the political realities behind that sentiment.

Republican Sen. Troy Fraser, chair of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources, Democratic Rep. Donna Howard of Austin and Bech Bruun of the newly appointed Texas Water Development Board joined us to talk about property rights, state oversight and more.


Plus, we talked to political strategists Harold Cook and Ted Delisi about the push to get Proposition 6 passed in November. Click the image below to see the full episode.