Tammy Keener of Berks County clapped, cheered and even cried Tuesday morning as state senators on the Finance Committee debated legislation that would eliminate school property taxes. As much as the debate over the onerous tax has been about numbers, Keener showed it has an emotional side, too.Read More →
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org
Nearly a decade ago, voters approved a $25 million annual property tax increase for Denver Public Schools to fund performance and retention pay for teachers who help students learn.
But now, 90 percent of eligible DPS teachers are receiving the additional compensation, according to a database obtained by Watchdog.org under state open records laws. [...]
The first day of the Special Session to consider legislation for the Tesla deal for Northern Nevada contained no votes, but we finally may know all the details.Read More →