Friday, April 1, 2016

#TXLEGE begins to consider ELIMINATING TOLL ROADS!!!

"He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house,
But he who hates bribes will live."
Proverbs 15:27

[Author's Note: There's nothing wrong with toll roads in the abstract, but the way they're practiced in Texas is double taxation.]

Interesting; Team Straus doesn't have any actual interest in ending toll roads, but that they felt compelled to hold this hearing in the first place reveals A LOT about public opinion:


  • Are we building toll roads to reduce congestion or give sweetheart deals?!?
  • It would cost the state $30bn to pay off toll roads outstanding.
  • "I don't think it benefits the toll road authorities to decrease congestion."

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