Our View: Tax is a needed
July 15, 2021
We are well aware the idea of any tax isn’t popular and we understand why.
Any sales tax represents a few more dollars out of our pockets that would otherwise go to groceries, gas or the monthly streaming bill. However, we don’t see any other way out of another 1% sales tax. It is either that or no ambulance service.
Ambulance funding has long been an issue for the county, with the Sweetwater County Commissioners opting not to continue paying subsidies for the service. This comes from declining revenue that has forced budget cuts throughout the various county organizations.
We need a...