Friday, May 31st, 2013
In its first meeting after a legislative session in which requests for transportation funding fell billions of dollars short of requests, the Texas Transportation Commission voted Thursday to open the door to allowing private firms to take on a larger role in some road projects.
Saturday, May 18th, 2013
Touting Texas’ low taxes and light regulations, Gov. Rick Perry has relished trying to poach jobs from other states. In February, he described building a business in California as “next to impossible.” Last month, he warned Illinois...
Thursday, April 4th, 2013
At Thursday's TribLive conversation, State Sen. Robert Nichols and Rep. Larry Phillips talked about whether Texans are having “toll road fatigue” and the impact that toll roads are having on traffic congestion.
Thursday, March 21st, 2013
The city of San Marcos Engineering Department and the Texas Department of Transportation will host an open house on Thursday, March 21 to discuss plans and take public comment on construction of an overpass on Aquarena Springs...
Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
New and existing development along FM 110 could generate as much as $60.7 million in county property tax revenue over the next quarter century, consultants told the Hays County Commissioners Court this morning.
Friday, March 8th, 2013
Two weeks after Google showcased its self-driving car to local officials in Austin, a Texas lawmaker has filed a bill attempting to regulate the use of the futuristic technology.
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
Bucking his party and the state’s leadership, state Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, filed a bill Wednesday proposing a constitutional amendment to temporarily raise the state sales tax to pay off billions of dollars in bond debt accrued...
Monday, February 11th, 2013
County and state officials have informally struck a deal that would spend $123 million on building and design for new and expanded highways in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda and points in between.
Friday, January 11th, 2013
Following Monday’s rosy budget estimate from Comptroller Susan Combs, there is widespread interest among state leaders to make large investments in Texas' future this session, specifically billion-dollar commitments to water and transportation projects that prepare Texas for...