Texas has historically been, and continues to be, the biggest donor to other states when it comes to federal highway funding. The current issue is the result of funding distribution formulas set by Congress with formula inputs that are 10 years or more out of date. This page provides resources for citizens and elected officials to help provide further information on this important issue for Texas.
Texas Gives $3.99B in federal fuel taxes and other deposits; Additional genral fund tax $$
Texas Gets Back $3.79B
Texas contributes more to the Federal Highway Trust Fund than any other state, and receives proportionately less than any other state. *Specifically, the Highway Account of the Highway Trust Fund.
Texas deserves its Fair Share!
The federal funding formulas that determine what each state receives: