by Tom Starrett

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December 6, 2012
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Plenty of money available for roads

I read with interest the recent Letter to the Editor appearing in the Nov. 30, R-C captioned "Time to Consider approving a Gas Tax."

Taken as a given is that some of our roads are in need of repair. What is not so certain is that raising already burdensome taxes is the answer. We should all keep in mind that the last time the commissioners proposed to unilaterally raise the gas tax, with dubious authority to do so at best, their action was a blatant attempt to circumvent the people of this county who had twice before in public election …

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The Record Courier Updated Dec 6, 2012 07:26PM Published Dec 6, 2012 07:25PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.