Find out how Texans are Bridging The Gap for Transportation Funding

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SUPPORT ADDITIONAL LONG-TERM DEDICATED FUNDING SOURCES TO RESTORE AND PRESERVE THE PURCHASING POWER OF THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND.

WHAT ARE OUR LEADERS SAYING?

GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT

“I am going to add four to five billion dollars a year to building out more roads in the state of Texas to get
people moving without raising a single penny in taxes,
fees or tolls…”

LT. GOVERNOR DAN PATRICK

“Everyone knows traffic is terrible and only getting worse, but finding a funding source to keep up with roads has been challenging. I believe it should be more of a budget priority in our budget, but so far it has not…Quick recap: We need more funding for transportation.”

SPEAKER JOE STRAUS

“Growth also drives another key priority heading into the new session: transportation. That’s why the House will propose using all of our gas tax revenue and other money in our state highway fund for transportation, which will create an additional $1.3 billion for mobility-again without a tax increase.”

SEN. ROBERT NICHOLS

“I believe there are five critical elements the Legislature should look for when identifying additional funding sources for transportation. These include ensuring the funding is (1) predictable, (2) constitutionally dedicated, (3) transportation related, (4) independent of fuel source and (5) able to adjust to inflation. This state motor vehicles sales tax is a revenue stream which meets all of these elements.”

COMPTROLLER GLENN HEGAR

“Texas is growing by leaps and bounds and the need to invest in infrastructure to keep pace with this significant expansion is imperative.”

SEN. JANE NELSON

“Transportation will always be a top priority in Texas because it impacts commerce, economic development, our quality of life and the air we breathe.”

REP. JOE PICKETT

“We want to prioritize transportation as the No. 1 investment to make with your money.”

REP. LARRY PHILLIPS

“Investment in our state’s infrastructure is critical to our continued economic prosperity.”

REP. TREY MARTINEZ FISCHER

“In a state as large as ours, we need a modern and efficient transportation system to keep up with the demands of our growing population.”

Our goal is to educate Texans across the state about the importance of taking care of our state's road and water infrastructure in order to foster safer communities, promote job creation and stimulate economic growth.

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