Proposition 1

With early voting for the Nov. 7 Constitutional Amendment and Joint Election already underway, Texans are carefully considering seven proposed constitutional amendments and the impacts the changes would have on them and their communities.

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Nov. 1, Texas voters passed Proposition 1, the amendment authorizing annual disbursements from the state’s oil and gas production tax collections to the State Highway Fund — an estimated $1.7 billion in the first year alone. In Jefferson County, the proposition passed with 84 percent for and 15 percent against.

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