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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

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

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

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

Use Taxpayer Money to Call for Higher Taxes? Not Within Two Months of the Vote

New law: Schools, cities, can't call for tax hikes 60 days before an election

… shortly before a bond millage that read, Preserve … scheme in order to pass millages and bond proposals, … anything about local millage and bond questions," … more

GOP Helping Big Spending Public School Lobby

Bills give schools new ways to tax and spend

Bills give schools new ways to tax and spend

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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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Education Policy Director Ben DeGrow discusses his study and its context to Michigan's Adequacy Report in Education Spending, May 2016. To see study go to http://www.mackinac.org/22332

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