Most bills arent marquee material, and working on them is tedious.
Prospect of special session rises as hopes for a budget deal grow dim.
The Texas Conference of Urban Counties is opposing the legislation by Fort Worth Democrat Lon Burnam.
The legislation hit the rocks after a public tirade against a senator by a Fort Worth advocate for the bill.
As the 2013 legislative session winds down, efforts to raise money for road work have largely fizzled.