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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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This depends. Is the rain a result of poor inter-city commerce? Then YES!!!!! Spend it!!!!! Problem with Texas, and its individualistic political culture, is simply, " where will the money be replenished from??? Raising taxes?" HAHA. 5 years ago from a Republican in Briggs, TX
Why isn't the transportation systems being developed to have self-sustaining systems? Why did you allow a problem to exist that would result in even needing to ask this?. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Huntsville, TX
Stop taking money that is supposed to go to Transportation and we won't need to take money from the Rainy day fund for Transportation. Education is important too. Legalize marijuana and take the taxes for that to apply to losses. NH owns the liquor... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Del Valle, TX
They should increase gasoline tax to fund highways reducing the need of expensive toll ways that limit access to all. 5 years ago from a Republican in Richardson, TX
No, save it and expand the state medicaid as outlined in the ACA. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Carrollton, TX
Yes, as long as the funding does not go towards toll roads. 5 years ago from a Republican in Helotes, TX
Whatever is contributed for transportation should be matched by a contribution for education. 5 years ago from a Green in Richardson, 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
Everyone needs to pay for their own transportation cost. If all they can afford is walking then leave early and dress smart. 5 years ago from a Republican in Aledo, TX
Np, use it to improve the water infrastructure of the state instead. 5 years ago from a Republican in New Braunfels, TX
Put it towards education like it was originally ear marked for, then onto public transportation. 5 years ago from a Democrat in North Richland Hills, TX
No. It is not a "rainy day" issue. 5 years ago from a Republican in North Richland Hills, 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
No, spend it on education. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Crowley, TX
Yes, only on public transportation. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Tomball, TX
Yes and do away with the toll roads. 5 years ago from a Democrat in North Richland Hills, TX
No, the rainy day fund is for education and Texas sorely needs education investment. 5 years ago from a Green in Austin, TX
Give it back to taxpayers. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Stafford, TX
It should be used on multiple things. If possible, education should be a top priority and then transportation. 5 years ago from a Green in Frisco, TX