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While Measure Z clearly removes a tax, the issue is indeed far from simple. But first, the easier part to understand: Currently residents and businesses alike subsidize the employee portion of our public employee pensions though an assessment included...
Grass. Cattle graze on it. Pheasants nest in it. Erosion is stopped by it. It covered our land before settlers arrived. All wildlife depend on it for survival. It is a natural treasure. Unfortunately, the State of South Dakota's agricultural land...
Tags: Ice Cream, Politics, Foods and Beverages, Game, Taxation
The Hartford CourantElizabeth Esty knew her vote could cost her the next election. As a freshman state lawmaker in 2009, Esty stepped into the center of the emotional debate over whether to abolish the death penalty. The issue was especially crucial for Esty because she...
Orlando Sentinel ColumnistIn Tuesday's column I offered a quick and easy guide to Orange County's charter questions that will be on the ballot. Now it's your turn Seminole County. Here I look at the county-wide school tax referendum as well as the questions that will appear on...
Usually the question I hear most is, "Do you miss sports?" Around election time it becomes, "What the heck are all these amendments on the ballot?" This year, Florida voters face 11 proposed amendments to the state constitution. Our Republican-...
The Florida Legislature has bogged down this year's ballot with 11 proposed constitutional amendments, so dense and confounding they have even the most sophisticated voters scratching their heads. That's why I'm breaking them down into plain English....
Q13 FOX News reporterThe King County Sheriff’s Office is using portable devices to take fingerprints of suspects on the streets, allowing them to identify criminals faster. Voters will be asked on the Nov. 6 ballot to pay an increased property tax levy to continue...
email@example.comState Sen. Richard Alloway faces a Democratic challenger in his bid for re-election to Pennsylvania’s 33rd Senate District this November. The 33rd Senate District includes all of Franklin and Adams counties and part of York County. Alloway, 44, is...
The city of Baltimore has failed to collect millions of dollars in potential revenue because of chronic errors and miscalculations in a program offering tax breaks for historic renovations, a Baltimore Sun investigation has found. The Sun documented...
Tags: Real Estate, Fells Point, Tax Credits, Politics, Human Interest
Q13 Fox News OnlineDemocrat Jay Inslee labeled Republican Rob McKenna's education funding proposal a "property tax gimmick" that he said would "not raise one dime" for the state's schools -- a charge that McKenna flatly rejected in their debate Thursday night. In turn,...
The Laguna Beach Unified School District has compiled its 2012-13 budget, which is set to be approved at Tuesday's meeting. As expected, Director of Fiscal Services Dean West said state revenue will go down. State revenue is projected to decrease by...
Tags: Budgets and Budgeting
Glendale was set to make about $5.6 million in tax revenues from the Americana at Brand this year, but with its Redevelopment Agency gone, the city can expect to see that figure drop by roughly half in the years to come, officials reported. Rather than...
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