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Texas Rep. Cecil Bell Wants to Limit His Industry’s Liability For Busting Pipes

A Texas lawmaker says he has a plan to curb costly and sometimes dangerous strikes to underground telephone lines, fiber optic cables and utility pipelines during construction: make sure whoever is responsible pays to fix them. Rep. Cecil Bell Jr., who has spent decades as a private contractor, considers the current system in Texas stacked against […]