Month: June 2019
Lawmakers want to boost public education and rein in property taxes. Will the money last?
In 2006, the Legislature erased a big chunk of school property taxes for homeowners across the state and replaced the lost revenue for schools with new business taxes, an increased cigarette tax and a revamped motor vehicle tax, among other sources. Teachers, librarians, counselors and nurses received a $2,000 pay raise.Read More