Transportation funding for Texas roads back on ballot this November
In June state legislators approved Senate Joint Resolution 5, paving the way for the possibility of more funding for Texas roads. The resolution calls for voter approval of a constitutional amendment to divert funding from the state’s general sales tax revenue to the State Highway Fund starting in 2017. SJR 5 also asks voters to approve dedicating a portion of the motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the SHF. That resolution will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot as Proposition 7. “The two most important arguments for it is it doesn’t raise your taxes, and it doesn’t go toward toll […]
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