By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
Monday, August 21, 2017, State Senator Greg Reed (R-Jasper) and State Representative Connie Rowe (R-Jasper) met with the Walker County Commission six days after voters went to the polls and rejected a sales tax that the Commission had billed as Walker County’s only way to avoid bankruptcy. The voters said. “No” and now the Commission is looking for alternatives.
Sen. Reed said that he has been looking at several possibilities. Reed thanked the Commission for working with them in a collaborative manner. The sales tax, “Was the best option.” “We have spent the last 15 months working toward that option. That opportunity has come and gone.”