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Learn more about Texas Transportation Funding
The 2014 Texas Transportation Funding Amendment would divert 12% of the state's oil and natural-gas tax revenue from reserve accounts into a fund that would repair roads, highways and bridges. Proponents, including the State legislature and Governor Rick Perry, argue that the state's recent addition of 5.2 million residents clogged the state's roadways. Opponents say that the funds will be diverted from a "rainy day fund" which should only be used for emergencies. See recent Texas transportation funding news
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That's enough money to hit a lot of areas I think. My grandson is in a Magnet program and can't carry books home; books beat the nasty internet that most adults can't figure out anyway; what kind of crap is that? He's the... 5 years ago from a Republican in Houston, TX
Use $800 million a year in taxes paid by drilling companies from the Rainy Day Fund and put it towards transportation funding instead of taking it out of the Available School fund because they're the same amount. 5 years ago from a Green in Houston, TX
The $800 million could be used for other things, such as health care, social services for children, and education that will teach people how to be parents that provide for their children. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Houston, TX
Please see immigration / border control. 5 years ago from a Republican in Dallas, TX
I prefer not to express an opinion on issues I know nothing about and on those that are too complicated to reduce to a few words. 5 years ago from a Green in Houston, TX
No, save it and expand the state medicaid as outlined in the ACA. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Carrollton, TX
Yes, improved transportation is a huge benefit to the state. The oil and gas money flowing into Texas right now is enough to pay for many programs. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Houston, TX
I think the funds should be split equally between education and public transportation. Or the government should look at the needs of each and decide which is priority and try to create a balance. 5 years ago from a Republican in Dallas, TX
No leave it in the rainy day fund. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Corpus Christi, TX
The rainy day fund is for a rainy day - not general consumption. We should be advocating spending on Public works, Public transportation, as well as staunchly and aggressively seeking a better education for our youth. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Houston, TX
Yes, but in places that are congested and need development. Texas does not need bridges to no where that other Democratic and Republican officials have had built in there states. 5 years ago from a Republican in Austin, TX
Increase the budget for education. 5 years ago from a Democrat in San Antonio, TX
Yes, but only if it goes towards roads and bridges and not towards buses and trains. 5 years ago from a Republican in Dallas, TX
Yes, but needs more work to keep the $$ out of the hands of political cronies.
The current administration is horribly corrupt. 5 years ago from a Green in Houston, TX
Yes, to repair roads and alleviate traffic in areas with many traffic accidents. 5 years ago from a Green in College Station, TX
No, the rainy day fund is for education and Texas sorely needs education investment. 5 years ago from a Green in Austin, TX
Yes, if it improves transportation in areas of high demand. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Houston, TX
Not to benefit private companies. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Dallas, TX