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Prior to the Bush administration, Texas was a donor state, getting less money in federal reimbursements than it sent in gas tax. Since the election of George W. Bush, however, Texas has consistently received more money than it paid into the Highway Trust Fund.

Published in Sep/Oct 2012
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 20:00

ON MARKET VOLATILITY

I recently had a discussion with a stockbroker about the volatility of different markets and industries. The broker claimed there is nothing more volatile than the stock market, which swings widely from day to day, upwards of 500 to 600 points. There seems to be no basis for...

Published in Sep/Oct 2011
Tuesday, 02 October 2012 13:58

On TxDOT 's Personnel Volatility

In the September/October issue, the title of my article was “Market Volatility.” In light of that and all the changes taking place over at the Greer Building, I think it only fair that this month I speak to you on “Personnel Volatility.”

Published in Nov/Dec 2011
Friday, 27 January 2012 11:43

Financing our way out of Gridlock

The first state gasoline tax was imposed in 1923. It was for one cent, and 25 percent went to the school fund. In 1929 it went to five cents. With the Interstate Act, 1956, it was three cents, and then increased to four cents in...

Published in Jan/Feb 2012
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