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A $4.6 Billion Transit Millage Is a Tax Too Far for Detroit

Time to question the benefits of the Regional Transit Authority

… surrounding its $4.6 billion millage request on November’s … more

School Districts Spend Tens of Thousands On Losing Millage Requests

Districts across the state choose to hold funding requests during low turnout elections

… districts as voters passed millage, bond and sinking fund … also: Local Millages Coverage Legislators … more

School District May Have Crossed Legal Line in Tax Request

Pinckney Superintendent's email on millage renewal raises questions

… renew” a multi-million millage raises questions whether … 6-year Non-Homestead Millage of 18 Mils.” The six-year millage passed last night and … more

District's Millage Urgency Claims Don't Match Facts

Alcona Community Schools official says money needed to stop flow of huge staff cuts

… support for an upcoming millage, Alcona Community Schools … with the headline: “ Millage needs to pass for Alcona … regional enhancement millage that would raise … more

School Hosts Advocacy Session for Tax Hike in Front of Students

Politicking on the taxpayer dime

… advocated for a school millage request. A panel that … significantly higher millage rate than citizens … more

Anatomy of How to Kill a Tax Hike

… groups fighting against millage hikes for schools, … using public safety millages is often like trying … safety ‘enhancement’ millage money goes into the … these ‘public safety’ millages are about preserving … more

Voters Reject Detroit-Area Transit Boondoggle

… defeat of the 20-year millage proposal to fund mass … period before any future millage could be placed in … more

How They Sold $17-Plus Million Spending Hike as $10 Million Cut

… for help passing a millage hike on May 5 included … more

Pittsfield Township to Vote on Millage for Core Services

… existing public safety millage to maintain services. … in its public safety millage from 1.00 to 1.95 mills … township. Pittsfield Township’s millage is common among municipalities … said public safety millages are like used car … more

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Participants in the 2016 Detroit Children's Business Fair show their grasp on how markets work. Featured are responses to the such thoughts as hoarding profit for personal gain, penalizing those who earn more and regulating private business.

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