Sixth-penny project requests are just too big

With project requests totaling more than $230 million for the sixth-penny tax initiative, the Sweetwater County commissioners fear a tax request that big could turn off voters.

During the Sweetwater County commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, Commissioner Lauren Schoenfeld updated the other commissioners on what was discussed at a recent sixth-penny tax meeting.

Schoenfeld said requests have come in from each town, city and agency requesting money, including Bairoil with $4.5 million, Granger with $8.8 million, Green River with $84.7 million, Rock Springs with $41 million, Reliance with $...


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