Coppell, Tex., Voters Approve First Sales Tax to Keep School District
- Alabama's low tax revenues crunch school aid. Gallo, Pete // Bond Buyer;08/06/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30203, p2
Reports that lower-than-expected sales tax revenues in Alabama delayed the appropriation of state aid to local school boards, leaving teachers wondering if their salaries could be paid.
- Millage increase makes more sense than sales tax. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/20/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 48, p26
Comments on the sources of funds for the educational system in New Orleans, Louisiana. Voting for the approval of half-cent sales tax increase; Lack of balance in the system of taxation; Implementation of property tax millage.
- Sign Me Up for a Tax Hike. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;11/23/2011, Vol. 378 Issue 33621, p7
The article reports on the high number of signatures acquired by the proponents of an initiative to increase sales tax in South Dakota, such as Moving Dakota Forward, to finance Medicaid and K-12 or education by 2012.
- It's unavoidable. // Crain's Cleveland Business;06/15/98, Vol. 19 Issue 24, p10
Opinion. Focuses on the financing of public education in Ohio. Proposal to increase the state sales tax for education purposes, called Issue 2; Criticism of the proposal; Plans of the joint legislative committee to consider reforming the state's property tax system.
- Kansas City Votes Sales-Tax Increase To Benefit Schools. // Education Week;8/17/1983, Vol. 2 Issue 40, p4
The article reports on the approval made by voters for a one-half cent increase in the local sales tax in order to raise 17.5 million dollars for schools and another to repair streets, bridges, and park facilities. This measure was approved by 59 percent of the total voters in Kansas City,...
- Senate chops school plan. // Inside Tucson Business;06/19/2000, Vol. 10 Issue 13, p2
Informs that the Arizona Senate reduced Governor Jane Hull's proposed sales tax. Resulting drop in funding for schools.
- Oklahoma City Voters OK School Debt; Tulsa Voters Sink Riverfront Tax Hike. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/11/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32731, p3
The article reports on the result of the election in Oklahoma. It states that Oklahoma City voters approved a $248.3 million school bond package while Tulsa County voters rejected a sales tax increase to pay for riverfront development. It states that all four bond ballot questions proposed by...
- San Antonio Approves Increase for Pre-K. // Education Week;11/14/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p21
The article announces that San Antonio, Texas voters have approved a sales tax that will be used for funding prekindergarten for 4-year-olds.
- Sponsor Withdraws Bill to Raise Sales Tax in Northern Virginia. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;02/15/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31078, p5
Reports the withdrawal of the sponsor of a legislation to raise sales tax rate in northern Virginia. Opposition over provisions on funding school-related projects; Concerns of tax supporters regarding school funds; Support by lawmakers on spending revenues over transportation needs.