Sales Tax
Alan Scaia
February 12, 2020 - 2:02 pm
The Arlington City Council has voted unanimously to ask voters for a sales tax increase. The measure will go before voters May 2, asking for an increase from 8% to 8.25%, the maximum allowed under state law.
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Chris Fox
October 15, 2019 - 6:29 am
The Texas State Teachers Association announced Monday that it opposes Proposition 4 on the Nov. 5 constitutional amendments ballot and is urging everyone who cares about the future of public education in Texas to vote against it.
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 Texas Governor Greg Abbott
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April 11, 2019 - 9:37 am
Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday called for Texas' first sales tax increase in nearly 30 years as Republican leaders who promised to boost money for classrooms and cut property taxes struggle to achieve both with just weeks left to deliver.
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KRLD Sunday Morning News
November 04, 2018 - 10:59 am
Of all the municipal ballot measures in North Texas, the outcome of Frisco's $691 million bond and tax ratification election will be one of the most closely watched. NBC 5 reports the bond would pay for the construction of four new schools, renovation to existing facilities and additional...
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Steven Pickering
April 16, 2018 - 5:52 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Board members in the Dallas Independent School District could put a tax hike on the ballot this fall. The Superintendent's office has proposed a 13-cent increase, which would trigger the need for a Tax Ratification Election. State law gives voters the authority to approve a...
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