Transportation and Infrastructure

This weekend the Texas Legislature approved HB 2741, a vehicle licensing bill that included a provision to increase penalties on trucks that are hauling overweight loads on our roadways. The House voted 135-9 to approve this...
Today I called on the Obama Administration to stop engineering flight delays and instead turn to a common-sense approach to budgeting. The President and his Administration traveled the country and tried to stir up anxiety...
As we covered earlier, the dire state of Texas' transportation funding is quickly developing into a situation that certain Republican elected officials will exploit as an excuse to raise taxes and fees, raid the Rainy Day...
Overweight dump trucks, garbage haulers and oilfield trucks (just to name a few) are taking roads in Texas that are designed to last 20-30 years are being reduced to rubble and potholes in less than 10. This is causing such...
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Congressman Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) has introduced legislation to rein in the Transportation Security Administration and provide more transparency for American travelers. H.R. 3608, the Stop TSA's Reach In Policy (STRIP) Act...
Previously TexasGOPVote reported on State Representative Allen Fletcher's bill (HB 3094) to increase the fines on trucks that run overweight loads that are destroying our roads and highways. Recently the Texas Senate passed...
Texas highways and roads moved one step closer to being safer and properly maintained after a hearing this week in Austin about HB 3094 by Republican Representative Allen Fletcher (R-Cypress). Currently there is little...
Everybody remembers the "fiscal cliff" situation at the federal level not long ago. In the debates, Republicans wanted to cut spending, while Democrats wanted higher revenues (taxes) in order to maintain (and even increase)...
During Texas Governor Rick Perry's 2013 State of the State Address he said "Texas is stronger than ever." It is too bad the same cannot be said for our roadways that are crumbling under the weight of record numbers...
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Texas State Representative Allen Fletcher (R-Dist. 130) had a hugely successful sophomore session this summer in Austin. At the beginning of the session, Fletcher was named Vice Chairman of the Homeland Security and Public...

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