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Mon Aug 5, 2013, 02:13 PM

Big bidness: Other states seize on Texas’ inaction on roads [View all]

Big business groups urged lawmakers Monday to get a move on and send voters a road-funding measure they claimed is vital to continued growth of Texas’ economy.

“The need for additional money is as clear as can be,” said Bill Hammond, president of the Texas Association of Business, the state’s premier business lobby.


Hammond said state inaction on roads and water supplies has begun to harm economic development efforts.

“We know that other states … are using this against us: ‘Don’t go to Texas. They don’t have water and they don’t have roads,’” he said.

More at http://trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/2013/08/big-bidness-other-states-seize-on-texas-inaction-on-roads.html/ .

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