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dmpaltman2 Jun 4, 6:12 p.m.
Total gas taxes in NC, are some of the highest in the country. So where's all the money going? To many politicians for years, have robbed any fund with money available, to fund their pet projects. Keep the hands out the cookie jar and we will be okay.
retiredcfcc Jun 1, 7:54 p.m.
NC higher gas tax,worst roads on the east coast. NC, was one of the first states to build I-95, my grandaddy helped to build I-95 in the Selma-Smithfield area around 1957, it looks the same today basically as it did then Still 2 lanes going both ways. Georgia was one of the last states to build I-95, today after serval projects, Georgia has the best I-95 along the east coast. I think I should know, having driven I-95 since 1964 hauling freight up and down the east coast. So, if our state leaders would quit robbing the highway fund for other waste, we could maintain a great highway system.
babedan Jun 1, 7:39 p.m.
Keep the Governors hands out of the money, quit paying DOT cronies for doing a shoddy job and when they screw it up, then make them pay for the repairs out of their pockets, or better yet make them put up bonds and cash the bonds.
sunshine1040 Jun 1, 7:25 p.m.
Gee we have higher gas tax then our northern neighbors but they have more snow and ice to remove and just as many roads to maintain. Maybe its time to take another look at how we spend the money
Qwerty27807 Jun 1, 7:07 p.m.
Maybe if they don't have debacles like the I795 and I40 repaving issues, they can afford to live within their current budget. Asphalt only amounts for a small percentage of the total road cost, so this is just smoke and mirrors: "We can't do our job if we don't raise taxes!!!" Yeah right. Let's talk fiscal accountability first.
Mom120 Jun 1, 6:58 p.m.
Listen people... we need to cut way back on government.. then there would be money for road repairs
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03