Tag Archives: Local control

STATE CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF LOCAL MONEY AND CAUSES LOCAL GOV’TS TO RAISE TAXES

March 10, 2015 First the State legislature passed a bill a few years ago to do away with the taxes paid on car tags—all of which went to the local county—and changed it so that money went to the State … Continue reading

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HB 170–LOCAL TAXPAYERS ABOUT TO GET HIT FOR MORE TAXES—AGAIN—WHILE STATE TAKES MORE LOCAL TAXES TO FUND PROJECTS

February 24, 2015  At the February 19, 2015 Jasper County BOC meeting, the Commissioners were asked about HB 170 (see important information below). After the comments, Comm. Trammell said it wouldn’t hurt the county at all, but it would hurt … Continue reading

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