Texas senators don’t want state funds to be used to build Houston-to-Dallas bullet train

State funding could dry up for a proposed high-speed rail line from Houston to Dallas, after the Senate Finance Committee approved Wednesday a budget rider that would exclude such funds from being used on the project.
The 14-1 vote, with Sen. Royce West of Dallas against, will next be heard on the Senate floor as part of debates related to the full budget.
Sen. Charles Schwertner has joined a group of rural lawmakers who are using both legislative and budgetary provisions to stop the progress on…

#URLinkedUp Austin Business News – Local Austin News | Austin Business Journal http://bit.ly/2nbpONf

#Austin Check out URLinkedUp > http://bit.ly/1o4wis3


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s