Stevens County Coordinator Rebecca Young

The two main proposals for funding infrastructure repairs being debated in the State Legislature are the governor’s 20 cent per gallon gas tax, or the Republican-backed dedicated tax on auto parts. But crunching the numbers for Stevens County, County Coordinator Rebecca Young told the KMRS Community Connection program that rural counties will gain more from a gas tax.

The gas tax was one of a number of issues County officials discussed with legislators during a recent visit to the State Capitol.

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