A federal grand jury is investigating whether Gov. Bill Richardson’s administration gave lucrative contracts to a donor to his political action committees, a person familiar with the proceedings said.
The U.S. and Other States on the Road for Tolls
Here in Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and House Speaker Tom Craddick Texas will get more toll roads even if they have to kill Texas taxpayers/drivers financially to do it.
According to the governor and his “Lieutenants” in the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and legislature, they are trying to finance toll roads from a ‘new creative’ approach in taking tax dollars and retirement funds to ensure that their special interests make a fortune from toll roads.
The Congressional Budget Office said many plans championed by President-elect Barack Obama would generate only modest savings.