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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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  • Prosperity Policy: Time has come for higher gas tax (EDITORIAL)

    The Journal RecordBy: David Blatt  January 11, 20170Facing yet another cavernous budget hole after years of deep cuts to core services, Oklahoma lawmakers are now seriously considering revenue options that, not long ago, would have been almost unthinkable. One of these is raising the gas tax.Oklahoma has one of the lowest motor fuel taxes in the nation – just 17 cents per gallon of gas and 14 cents per gallon of diesel. Oklahoma has gone longer without raising its fuel tax than any ot...

  • December GRF receipts below estimate (PRESS RELEASE)

    Jan. 11, 2017Caution needed as tax collections continue slideOKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in December missed the official monthly estimate by 12.3 percent and are 2.7 percent below the estimate for the first six months of the fiscal year as most major tax categories lagged behind projections.“The news is not as good as we might have hoped coming out of the holiday season,” said Secretary of Finance, Administration and Information Technology Preston L. ...

  • Grand River bridge completion celebrated

    EnidNews.comBy D.E. Smoot | CNHI News Oklahoma Jan 11, 2017FORT GIBSON, Okla. — Local and state officials on Tuesday officially opened a new bridge that spans the Grand River and replaces a 1926-era single lane bridge that was dedicated to the town as a walkway for pedestrians.They used metaphors to emphasize the importance of the structures — both new and old — as place marks in history and examples of what can be accomplished when local and state governments work togethe...

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