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San Antonio prays for $2.7 million in state aid

By   /  November 23, 2015  /  News, Texas  /  No Comments photo

San Antonio is seeking $2,667,539 for refurbishing three downtown venues before and after a Seventh-day Adventist church conference.

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Texans go naked as rates rise under Obamacare

By   /  November 16, 2015  /  Federal Government, Health Care, National, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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Higher insurance premiums are pummeling Texans in the age of Obamacare, and health-care analysts say ever-bigger increases are inevitable. Now Texans are getting out, opting to pay a penalty instead of digging deeper for coverage.

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What would another Russ Feingold U.S. Senate term look like? Taxing

By   /  November 6, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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A review of Russ Feingold’s voting record shows a politician who built his U.S. Senate career on raising taxes and growing government.

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Wisconsin still a high-tax state, latest data show

By   /  November 3, 2015  /  News, State Budgets, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Wisconsin tax burden and rank changed little during 2008-13,” the alliance noted in a press release.

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San Antonio annexation pledge: Higher taxes and diluted service for all

By   /  October 22, 2015  /  News, Texas  /  No Comments

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Bexar County residents targeted for annexation by the city of San Antonio can expect a 20-plus percent increase in property taxes.

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Border school district sinks deeper into dysfunction

By   /  September 8, 2015  /  Accountability, Education, Education Blog, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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From shoplifted perfume to millions of misplaced tax dollars, something stinks just north of the Mexican border.

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