Transportation funding bill filed again

By June 28, 2013 July 31st, 2014 No Comments

A Texas state senator has refiled a major transportation funding bill for the special session that starts Monday.  The constitutional amendment from Republican Sen. Robert Nichols of Jacksonville would divert nearly $1 billion a year to build and repair highways. The plan uses oil and gas severance taxes collected and now sent to the state’s cash reserve fund.

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