Houston leaders say investment in transportation “critical” (Fox26)

Photo Credit: Fox 26

Photo Credit: Fox 26

By Greg Groogan, Fox 26
August 6, 2013

  
It took lots of time and a good bit of turmoil, but Texas lawmakers have finally agreed to turn taxes collected from the state’s rich oil and gas plays into brand new pavement.
More than a billion dollars each and every year for bridges, roads and crossings all to help Texans and their goods get where they need to go, in a timely fashion.Harris Judge Ed Emmett says the need is both simple and critical.

Read more: http://www.myfoxhouston.com/story/23064374/2013/08/06/houston-leaders-say-investment-in-transportation-critical#ixzz2bI9URWPP

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