Carlos Rubinstein, chairman of the Texas Water Development Board, has announced he is stepping down after serving in the position for nearly two years.
Rubinstein led the board into a new era after it was handed greater authority over water supply projects by the Legislature. He was appointed to the three-member board by former Gov. Rick Perry in August 2013 in response to a push by lawmakers to shake up the board’s structure. A few months after Rubinstein’s appointment, voters approved $2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund to help pay for water projects such as pipelines and treatment plants… Read more from the Texas Tribune
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