December 14, 2021 - -

Gov. Greg Abbott urged state agencies to think twice before accepting funds from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, in a letter sent out Tuesday morning.

As the federal government begins allocating funding to state and local governments, Abbott asked agency leaders to “carefully assess” the implications of federal funding agreements. Texas is set to receive about $35 billion from the infrastructure deal, according to a White House analysis.

It's estimated that $3.3 billion would be available for public transportation expansion.

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