Statement by Gov. Perry on Bills to Fund Transportation Infrastructure Projects

Statement

By:  Rick Perry
Date: March 8, 2013
Location: Austin, TX

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 1632 by Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, House Bill 3665 by Rep. Drew Darby, and House Bill 3363 by Rep. Bill Callegari:

"These members have answered the call to address our long-term infrastructure needs with innovative, bold and fiscally responsible options. Along with using the Rainy Day Fund investment for sound infrastructure projects, I have also called for an end to diversions from the State Highway Fund. These changes will help ensure traffic continues to flow in Texas for generations to come."