Texas legislators try to rescue state roads from a river of red ink

By February 20, 2013 August 1st, 2014 No Comments

Twelve years and nearly $18 billion worth of debt later, state lawmakers say they’re ready to snip the Texas Department of Transportation’s credit cards.  House and Senate members now agree that they have allowed the department to go too far into debt since 2001 to build roads that Texas couldn’t have afforded with cash.

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