Tax Free Gas And Cigarettes Coming To Downtown Buffalo
I remember back in the late 90s and early 2000s, I use to take trips with a few friends of mine up to "Smokin Joe's" and other places on the reservation, for gas and my friends would go up for the gas and cigarettes. It was only about a 20-minute ride, back then it seemed a lot further. although it felt like we were taking a field trip to save money, it was worth it.
According to WGRZ, the Seneca Nation is now bringing tax-free gas and cigarettes to downtown Buffalo. The Seneca One Stop is going to be located near the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino on Seneca territory.
Expanding our revenue-generating opportunities on our territories is our responsibility to the Seneca people and our future generations. Like every government and organization, we have felt the economic pressure brought on by the global pandemic. We need to move forward with the strategic growth opportunities that can help us expand our economy.
said, Matthew Pagels Seneca Nation President according to WGRZ
The new project is scheduled to begin in early 2021 and it's gonna be located on the corner of Michigan Ave. and Perry Street. I think this could be a good move for the people in the city of Buffalo that use to travel up to the reservation for those needs, now it will be right downtown.