State gas tax will provide city about $60,000 more

HAMILTON - The recently-passed 10-cent statewide gas tax increase will increase the City of Hamilton’s gas tax allocation for city streets by an estimated $60,000 dollars.
House District 17 Rep. Tracy Estes, R-Winfield, was in attendance during the Hamilton City Council’s meeting on Monday, March 18, and answered questions concerning the tax increase, named the Rebuild Alabama Act.
“I’ve learned that once people understand—those who will take the time to sit and ask questions—most will either go from being against it to being in favor for it or neutral. Others may still be against it but they aren’t angry anymore,” Estes said.


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