Larry Di Giovanni/News A proposed 18 cents per gallon hike in the state gas tax will likely result in a direct loss of revenue for Mount Vernon-based C L Richert Trucking, a highly fuel-dependent business, Donnie Richert, president, said.

Reactions split on gas tax proposal

The state’s proposed gas tax increase of 18 cents per gallon received different reactions from two public entities in the county — Knox Area Transit and the county Engineer’s Office — and a locally owned trucking firm in Mount Vernon, C L Richert Trucking Co. Inc.


February 26, 2019

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