While the two candidates for governor will likely be the main draw this November, proponents for more transportation funding hope some of that attention turns into support for a ballot measure as well. Proposition 1 will ask voters whether or not to approve an increase in transportation funding by diverting a portion of the state’s oil and gas revenue away from the Rainy Day Fund.

In Monday’s Capital Tonight, we checked in on the campaign for Proposition 1 and heard why some are trying to put on the brakes.

RED STATE RESPONSE

Battleground Texas has been trying to turn Texas blue for a little over a year now, but Sen. John Cornyn and the Keep it Red campaign are hoping to stop them in their tracks. We sat down with Cornyn campaign manager Brendan Steinhauser to talk about their efforts.

ON THE AGENDA

The attacks are still flying in the Republican runoff race for lieutenant governor, and Sen. Dan Patrick is trying to shift the debate to immigration issues. Harvey Kronberg of the Quorum Report weighed in on that and more.