“With costs increasing in nearly every facet of our lives, taxpayers desperately need relief. Instead, Erie County Democratic lawmakers rejected a Republican-led effort to extend gas tax relief for struggling families and businesses. Despite a record surplus, Democrats voted to allow the gas tax to increase by 4.75%, effective March 1, 2024.
While Republicans fight to lower costs for taxpayers and businesses, Democrats across Erie County are stuffing massive tax hikes in their stockings this holiday season. “