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[ About Oklahoma Roads ]

Oklahoma is the Crossroads of America. Unfortunately we rank near the top nationally in deficient bridges and more 25% of our state highways need critical repairs. The Crossroads are crumbling.

A cornerstone of good state government is providing safe and adequate transportation. In Oklahoma, we have achieved solid progress since 2006 by increasing state funds for transportation by over $700 million, however the state still has over $10 billion in backlogged repairs needed to rehabilitate our transportation infrastructure.

Without better roads and bridges, Oklahoma’s commerce and economic development will be stifled. There will be limited access in rural communities to emergency responders, an increased loss of life and a poor state image. Additionally, we will saddle future generations with an ever-growing tax burden to fund repairs that grow more costly the longer we delay.

To change this TRUST was formed in 2005 to improve Oklahoma’s roads and bridges through legislative and grassroots advocacy, education and public relations campaigns. We are united toward one objective - to create a permanent paradigm shift in Oklahoma state government that holds transportation as the leading priority. Learn about our plan to restore Oklahoma with TRUST.

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  • Oklahoma tax revenues hit 12-month high

    NewsOKby RANDY ELLISPublished: Thu, December 6, 2018 5:00 AMBolstered by an improving economy and increased oilfield activity, the Oklahoma state treasury has taken in a record $12.8 billion in gross tax receipts over the last 12 months, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced Wednesday.Those collections are $1.5 billion, or 13.1 percent, more than collections from the previous 12 months, he reported.The previous record for a rolling 12-month period was $12.7 billion set at the end of October.&ldqu...

  • Senate Republicans announce leadership

    TULSA  TODAYBy Staff ReportDecember 5, 2018Capital News: OK Senate Republicans Wednesday announced their full leadership team for the 57th Legislature. They had previously designated Senator Greg Treat, R-OKC, to serve as President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Treat earlier this year announced his selection of Senator Kim David, R-Porter, to serve as Majority Floor Leader and of Senator Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, to serve as Senate Appropriations chair.“I am honored that my colleagues ha...

  • Incoming Dem chair: Infrastructure deal wouldn't just be win for Trump

    The HillBY NAOMI JAGODA 12/05/18 01:39 PM EST   Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), who is expected to be chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee next year, said Wednesday that Democrats are willing to work with President Trump on an infrastructure package, even if a deal on transportation would give the GOP president a win.At an event hosted by The Atlantic, DeFazio said that Democrats will "have plenty of other places to campaign against the president."&q...

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