HUNTSVILLE — State Rep. Kelly Keisling said he caught plenty of flack over his vote to increase Tennessee’s gas tax. But, he added, it was the right move at the right time.

Keisling, R-Byrdstown., was speaking at a meeting of the Huntsville Board of Mayor and Aldermen, his second public appearance in Scott County in a week as he touted the Tennessee General Assembly’s 2017 accomplishments.

On the subject of the Tennessee Improve Act, which raised the state’s gasoline tax by six cents per gallon, Keisling made it clear that he supported the initiative.

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The complete story can be found in the September 28, 2017 print edition of the Independent Herald.