Decatur Gauges Impact Of Gas Tax
It's been nearly a week since Decatur's 5-cent a gallon motor fuel tax, for street repairs, took effect. The city is also is charging a extra penny for diesel fuel. Jay Billingsley, a third-generation gas station owner, calls it a "tough pill to swallow," but says he also has many loyal customers. Public Works Director Rick Marley says the tax is needed for "hundreds" of projects.