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Playing the game: Consequences of tax lid not what legislature intended

Claiming they were holding the line on government spending, Kansas lawmakers during the Governor Brownback era passed a tax lid that limits the growth of city and county budgets to the increase in the consumer price index (CPI). If a government entity wants to increase spending beyond the CPI it requires a vote of local taxpayers.

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The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

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