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Texas is making billions from oil and gas drilling, but counties say rural roads are being destroyed

Damage from heavy trucks has battered local roads in and around the state’s oil fields, and many counties want the state to help pay for repairs and maintenance. Will lawmakers take action?

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Oil Price Drop Implies Possible Delay For Permian Road Improvement

The oil and gas boom has put a lot of money back into the state‚Äôs highway fund through the collection of severance taxes–the money that the state earns on oil and gas extraction—but it’s never been enough. And already-overwhelmed roads … Continue reading

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