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November 15, 2012

Voters across U.S. OK local tax hikes

  • A 2010 Associated Press analysis found voters in a large cross-section of states passed more than half of the local tax initiatives.
    Associated Press

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — When it comes to new taxes, voters tend to say government should ask for money from somebody else, like the rich. But that doesn't always hold true, especially on the local level.

    During last week's elections, voters across the country opted to raise taxes to help their cities, counties and school districts.

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