Category: The Deep South

Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina, as well as northern Florida, eastern Tennessee, and parts of Arkansas

#throwbackthursday: A Gas Tax for Roads, 1979

It was on this day forty years ago today that the front page of the Montgomery Advertiser featured this short article about then-governor Fob James proposing . . . a gasoline tax to improve the Alabama’s road— which sounds eerily similar to a current proposal by our current governor. I think we might need some new ideas . . .

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