Building a Strong Backbone for Our Future October 25, 2023 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions Voters Should Approve Investment in a Stronger Texas. In the noise and shuffle of lawmakers’ work at the Texas Capitol earlier this year, our legislators made a wise (and critically needed) investment in broadband infrastructure. Lawmakers did their part by setting aside $1.5 billion in state funding for broadband, and now voters must do their part at the ballot box this fall.State constitutional amendment elections are often low-turnout, little-fanfare elections, but on Nov. 7, the future of Texas is on the ballot. Among the fourteen constitutional amendments under consideration, Proposition 8 is essential for building a stronger Texas.If voters approve, Prop 8 ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!