Recent News

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 8:39am

A PROMINENT local member of the campaign against the property tax has admitted that the push to boycott the tax has 'not been a success' but says the high compliance rate with the tax is solely down to 'draconian measures' taken by the Government. Read More

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:34am

BAXTER SPRINGS, KS.--- Baxter Springs council members change the city's tax abatement policy. The change will help attract more businesses to the city, like an undisclosed company looking to manufacture dog food. The previous policy was a flat deferment for companies that would provide $100,000 of revenue and five employees.  Read More
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:35am

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has fired a top county ethics official who was trying to punish Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios for putting relatives on his payroll. Read More

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:36am

As a rule one would not compare Fort Worth to the city of Detroit, 1,200 miles away and now infamously known as the largest municipality in the country to declare bankruptcy. Read More

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:37am

Mayor Greg Ballard's attempt to raise property taxes $8 million a year by eliminating the homestead property tax credit in favor of more spending on sports facilities and public subsidies for the private development projects of his pay-to-play pals was rejected by the City-County Council tonight on a 11-18 vote. Read More