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Mary Peters takes a job in the private sector. Finally.
Apparently, TXDOT is hosting some sort of event that gives them time to jerk off their favorite toll companies and contractors. This time they even pulled in Bush Transportation Secretary Mary Peters… Under Gov. Rick Perry, Texas emerged as the … Continue reading
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Sleazy Staples Strikes!
Here’s a link to what could only charitably be called a snarky press release from Ag Commissioner Todd Staples attacking Senator Dan Patrick as a politician. A few things that weren’t mentioned: 1) Staples has been a politician for 24 … Continue reading
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My Dearest Lardass
Senator Estes and his chins think that a bunch of little old ladies and college students constitute a clear and present threat to his constant supply of Krispy Kremes Democracy. When senators are filibustering, they must stay on topic and … Continue reading
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Good job, Mr. President
Seriously, the tone and the delivery of the speech were perfect. For the first time since his election, this President covered the concerns of Republicans and Independents without conceding their arguments or assertions and while maintaining a focus on actually … Continue reading
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Hank Gilbert takes the lead on Transportation
FINALLY, a transportation plan Democrats and Republicans can agree on. Hank Gilbert released his transportation policy proposals today at a press conference in Ft. Worth. The full proposal is here and the press release is here. Some of the details … Continue reading
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ACTION ALERT – STOP TRANS PRIVATIZATION
HB 300 is up today in the House. Please call the Capitol switchboard at 512-463-4630, ask for your State Representative and ask them to vote against Rep. Menendez’s amendment to reauthorize CDA’s and Public Private Partnerships! This amendment will continue … Continue reading
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Quit whining. Do your job.
Hank Gilbert has a great post over at BOR regarding what’s going on in the Lege on transportation. HB 300 is out of committee and bound for calenders, then the floor. This is the TXDOT sunset bill which became an … Continue reading
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Introducing Tom Schieffer
Todd Hill over at BOR has a nice two part introduction to Tom Schieffer. First up the interview. The first section that caught my eye was the one on his electability… Ok, I’m a student, a hard working Texan, and … Continue reading
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Tollway traffic down in Centex
Oh, Jesus H. Christ, Ben. This is a short term blip based on a temporary recession. This was the funny part Aside from any financial troubles existing roads might experience, does this tepid revenue mean that toll authorities in Austin … Continue reading
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Innovative Connections In Dookie
TXDOT has killed the TTC. No longer will the massive project building new roads and tolling existing roads be called TTC. It will now be known as Innovative Connectivity in Texas. I don’t know about y’all but that sounds more … Continue reading
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