"Let's move this debate to where it can have the most impact and the most direct input from the people. And again, putting something on the ballot and letting people vote on it is the most American thing that there is."
Texans for Traffic Relief (TTR) announced the Toll Payer Protection Act, a plan to address the ongoing concerns about statewide tolling.
Construction of the Texas 45 Southwest tollway, seen here during its early stages in 2017, did not require a public vote. But GOP primary voters are being asked if they think such a voting requirement for toll projects would be a good idea. RALPH BARRERA / AMERICAN-STATESMAN