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Editorial: It takes a millage

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; If the state?s budget mess holds a lesson for local government, it?s that ideologically refusing to raise needed taxes while ?cutting government spending? is sometimes an irresponsible course. On April 9, New Orleans voters will go to the polls to ...

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Editorial: It takes a millage

If the state?s budget mess holds a lesson for local government, it?s that ideologically refusing to raise needed taxes while ?cutting government spending? is sometimes an irresponsible course. On April 9, New Orleans voters will go to the polls to decide two propositions: a property tax of 7.5 mills for the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) and the New Orleans Fire Department; and a $120 million bond issue for streets, public facilities and firefighting equipment.?
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