Tranportation Funding Questions Loom in Texas

This morning's flashpoint in the race for the Republican nomination for governor?

Governor Rick Perry's comments in Dallas yesterday in which he said the state will need more money for roads. That sounds obvious, but how to pay for transportation infrastructure is part of an ongoing debate quagmire across the state.

"So hopefully when we come back in 2011, both the citizens and their elected officials will come to a stronger realization that we're going to have to expand our ability to raise some dollars to build the roads so that you don't have the strangulation ...

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