Category Archives: State News

TxDOT Eyeing Accounting Trick to Get Around Toll Road Prohibition

Toll lanes were supposed to stop popping up alongside Texas highways. At least, that’s what voters who approved billions of dollars for new state transportation projects thought. Yet the Texas Department of Transportation’s latest plans to unclog congestion in the state’s largest urban areas call for building a bevy of managed toll lanes as the agency rebuilds and adds new lanes to existing highways.

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Red River Land Lawsuit Ends in Settlement

Proving that the state can stand up to the federal government when statewide electeds and the state legislature are all on the same page working in unison, the nearly 10-year-long saga involving ranchers, federal agents and the Louisiana Purchase came to an end Wednesday when parties in a federal lawsuit reached a settlement.

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