Other Voices: What Texas editors are saying

As the smoke began to clear from Tuesday’s state constitutional amendment election, it became clear that Texans want to see their state parks and historic sites guaranteed a stable and secure revenue stream.


Proposition 5, one of 10 on the ballot, received overwhelming support with 88 percent voting in favor and 12 percent against. The result will be the dedication of revenue from the sporting goods sales tax so those dollars can be used only by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission on public parks and historic sites. …


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