DALLAS – The Texas House and Senate are moving toward final approval of an $800 million transportation funding measure that passed the Senate on Friday with an amendment that limits use of the state’s rainy day fund.

With the House in recess until Thursday, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, presiding officer of the state Senate, wants conferees to resolve differences in the two bills so that both houses of the Texas Legislature can approve the measure by July 26.

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