"The Colony will face the highest toll in the nation just to leave the city limits."
Question: What did the Legislature do (or choose NOT to do) in its regular session that will have the biggest impact on your community?
Dallas Morning News
The Legislature sat on its hands, as far as I can tell.
Shirley Jackson, Arlington
Nothing, except let any decent bill to control TXU profiteering and pollution languish. Does no one remember California's debacle when it deregulated utilities, then allowed Enron-like companies to send customer costs skyrocketing? Let's hope we don't have blackouts.
Betsy Jo Naylor, Irving
One of the Legislature's last gasps was to restore two needed reservoirs to North Texas. What they failed to address was the mess created by deregulation of the utility monopolies and their obscene profits, while service declines and rates escalate.
Sharon Phares, Irving
Since State Highway 121 is excluded from the moratorium on toll roads, citizens of The Colony will face the highest toll in the nation just to leave the city limits.
Victoria Hynes, The Colony
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