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Thursday, August 18th, 2016

What $131.4M in Hays County road bonds gets you

The Hays County Commissioners Court whittled a $352.6 million transportation wish list to $131.4 million during the course of an 11½-hour meeting on Tuesday. Here’s what made the cut.

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Meetings slated on roads, public transportation

Residents are invited to two public meetings scheduled this month in Kyle on transportation issues.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Hays hosting first briefing today on longterm road plan

The Hays County Commissioners Court has scheduled a series of open houses on a proposed long-range transportation plan, the first of which is this afternoon in San Marcos.

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Commentary: Take back Hays County

There are real reasons to be concerned about debt, national and local, but a small band of malcontents think they can smear overwhelmingly approved local projects with the uneasiness about state and national debt and financial policies.

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

County faces tight budget squeeze for capital projects

Hays County commissioners might have to summon some confusing creativity if they're going to pass a road bond, build a big jail addition, construct a new government center and keep the tax rate below 50 cents.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Plans for Texas 21 may include tolls

A future widening of Texas 21, the heavily traveled highway that straddles nearly the entire length of the Hays-Caldwell counties line, could include toll lanes, a Texas Department of Transportation official now says.

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