Mar 20, 2009
Representative Poe Just Says ‘No’ to Major Roads Improvements on Interstate 10
In a remarkable move, Representative Ted Poe (TX-02) voted against at least $12 million in major road improvements that will put Texans to work and will make it easier to travel along Interstate 10 between Beaumont and Orange.
"Twice, Representative Poe could have voted to support major transportation improvements in Texas to put Texans to work and improve safety. And twice, Representative Poe just said ‘no,' to improving Interstate 10," said Jessica Santillo, Southern Regional Press Secretary for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
At least $12 million in funding for safety and maintenance projects on I-10 in Jefferson, Hardin, and Orange Counties was included in the landmark economic recovery package that was recently signed into law.
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