Hillwood CEO Warns of Deteriorating Roads

Over at our excellent RealPoints blog, Mike Berry points to Urban Land Institute and legislative reports that show “years of neglect and inadequate funding are quickly putting the state in a position where it will be unable to afford any new roads or badly needed improvements…”

Hello there, presidential candidate Rick Perry.

State Sen. John Carona has led a lonely, one-man crusade on this issue, trying to get his fellow GOPers to understand the needs of a fast-growing state. But he has consistently run up against the governor’s adament refusal to provide money — i.e., to raise the gasoline tax. For an in-depth look at the problem, you can read our cover story on Carona’s struggles here.

Newsletter

Get a weekly recap in your inbox every Sunday of our best stories from the week plus a primer for the days ahead.

Find It

Search our directories for...

Restaurants

Restaurants

Bars

Bars

Events

Events

Attractions

Attractions

View All

View All

Comments