Court flunks New Hampshire's tax vote, leaving schools still in need

Kaplan, David
March 1999
Bond Buyer;03/15/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30598, p3
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Reports on the New Hampshire Supreme Court's rejection of a proposed voter referendum on instituting an income tax. Proposals to use taxes to fund school operations; Time constraints in state officials' efforts to find an alternative source of funding for schools; Plans of the state to meet debt-service payments on local school district debt.


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