Council Rejects Income-Tax Hike To Fill $323M Hole in D.C. Budget

Vadum, Matthew
September 2002
Bond Buyer;9/30/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31481, p5
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Reports the tax hike agreement between Mayor Anthony A. Williams and District Council members in Washington, D.C. Protection on the addition of the tax hike to the fiscal budget; Increase in recordation tax; Proposition to tax non-District of Columbia bond interest.


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