This week, Schenectady County became the first in the Capital Region to opt in on a sales tax cap on gasoline. Passed unanimously, the vote is being praised as politicians protecting the people and fighting for the working class. In reality, it’s a terrible move.
Last month, National Grid said that they had planned a rate hike to take effect next spring to help reinforce the infrastructure of the lines. The increase will be significant and if you are upset about this news, you can voice your opinion.