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Terri Hall: Texas Toll-Road Warrior

Terri Hall: Texas Toll-Road Warrior

Conservative leader Terri Hall has spent 15 years fighting toll roads in Texas—and winning. Along the way, the Texas toll-road warrior organized influential networks of grassroots activists to oppose the anti-taxpayer transportation projects, locally and statewide,...
Hall: Abbott Fails to Protect Texas Drivers From More Road Fees and Debt

North Texas Tolls Going Up

Drivers in North Texas who use the toll roads will start paying an even higher price. The North Texas Tollway Authority announced that they will raise the toll rates on July 1 by 1-19 cents per mile for those with a TollTag, and roughly 50 percent more for those who...
Toll Taxes Taking a Toll

Toll Taxes Taking a Toll

Many Texans are faced with paying an extra, burdensome toll tax on driving just to get to work or travel across the Lone Star State. Drivers are shocked to find tolls that exceed $1 per mile during rush hour, costing hundreds of dollars a month and thousands per year...
Toll Taxes Taking a Toll

TXDoT: Wasting Money to Toll San Antonio

Despite the passage of increased funding that was supposed to alleviate worsening traffic congestion around the state without increasing taxes or tolls, it appears as though San Antonio residents will see some of their major freeways turned into – you guessed it...
North Texas Toll Authority Responds with Spin

North Texas Toll Authority Responds with Spin

In response to widespread criticism, the North Texas Toll Authority (NTTA) is sending out propaganda to its customers in a desperate attempt to maintain credibility and justify expansion. Although the university study NTTA paid for allegedly substantiates their...
Toll Free Texas

Toll Free Texas

Collin County State Reps. Scott Sanford (R-McKinney), Matt Shaheen (R-Plano) and Jeff Leach (R -Allen) recently filed a ten-item legislative agenda under the banner “Toll Free Texas,” which aims to more effectively prioritize non-tolled roads. Reforms include greater...
Crony Capitalism Instead of Tax Cuts

Crony Capitalism Instead of Tax Cuts

It should surprise no one that Chambers of Commerce are not always supporters of limited government. However, the Dallas Regional Chamber and Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce are coming together to explicitly endorse big government. To support their efforts, the...