The drive to find new and sustained funding for Texas transportation projects, suffused with energy and ideas when this legislative session began in January, sputtered to a seemingly final stop late Thursday afternoon.
Along with a small but bipartisan band of allies, state Rep. Drew Darby, a San Angelo Republican, had spent an hour on the House floor pushing his House Bill 3664 to raise vehicle registration fees. But he abruptly pulled the bill down without asking for a vote many of his colleagues just didn’t want to make.
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