local gas tax – Hasso Hering


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Council seems open to local gas tax

Written March 21st, 2017 by Hasso Hering

The Albany City Council seems open to the idea of putting a local gas tax before the voters this fall. That’s the impression I got after catching the tail end of a council work session on Monday.

On July’s agenda: Albany gas tax

Written June 23rd, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Whether Albany should ask voters to enact a local gas tax to pay for street repairs is a question that has been hanging around for a while. And now, for the first time in years, the city council will take it up next month.

Local gas tax comes up again

Written May 25th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

It’s early yet, and no one knows how far this idea is going to go, but there’s been talk of Albany voters being asked what they think of a local gas tax to pay for repairing city streets. The subject came up most recently at the city council meeting Wednesday night.

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