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Interstate projects paid with gas-tax-hike revenues: priority for roads alliance?

July 26, 2019

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By RICK BRUNDRETT On its Facebook page Thursday, the nonprofit South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads shared the latest state Department of Transportation video touting its work in Spartanburg County with gas-tax-hike revenues. “Seeing is believing! Check out the projects going on in Spartanburg County – all thanks to the new gas tax revenues!” […]

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Gas-tax-hike road contractors getting paid at same time for other SC projects

May 22, 2019

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By RICK BRUNDRETT Too soon. Too cold. Too rainy. Too few workers. Since the state law went into effect on July 1, 2017, hiking the gas tax 12 cents per gallon over six years and increasing other vehicle taxes and fees, state transportation officials and others have offered various reasons why few of South Carolina’s […]

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