PHOENIX -- This is a perfect example of how the lame stream media is used to "SELL" the idea that you don't own your body and everyone needs to take a cut EXCEPT the police and firemen. What kind of job is a policeman going to do making more than $1
PHOENIX -- Monday night, members of Arizona's Libertarian Party added the first of what they hope will eventually be thousands of signatures needed to potentially repeal the recently passed food tax in Phoenix.
According to the Republic, "Mayor Phil Gordon said the council has the option of reversing its decision after it hears from the public during 15 budget hearings planned for this month" (Phoenix Gives OK to 2% Tax on Food; www.azcentral.com, 02/03/10)
The City of Phoenix is staying alive by removing food from your homes. This shall not stand. We need a name for the organization to eliminate this new tax. So why not a contest with a prize? Come up with our name.
Vote here. Make this 10 or 20 to 1 against. Clickthrough and vote.
Phoenix City Council members appear ready to approve a 2% tax on food purchases. During a special meeting Tuesday, the council is likely to vote on the tax as a way of closing a $241 million budget deficit. It would take effect April 1.
Phoenix is set to lay off 350 police, and another cop gets a bullet in exchange for his harassment of yet another driver.
Ermir Spahiu was pulled over by police for his window-mounted GPS unit. For Tina Ross, it was her handicapped placard. And Mark Hubbard was nailed for an air freshener. All 3 were stopped for innocent items placed near their windshields.
Can you feel it? :)
Douglas Bruce, a long time activist in Colorado and well known tax opponent, was recently arrested for petitioning at a CostCo (contact: 591-3000) to get the issue of repealing the rain tax, the storm water tax, or any number of other things that it has been called, back on the ballot. Irrespective of the name, in this case it is a fee. (It becomes a tax if any of it is diverted to the city from the enterprise that charges it.) It was not approved by the voters and violates TABOR, if not in letter then in spirit.
Property taxes affect homeowners, renters, small business owners, commercial concerns, farmers, factories - everyone. Despite lower market values, property tax rates are going up and the county valuations used to calculate tax are going up. You will hear that the legislature is cutting property taxes or making previous tax cuts "permanent", yet no one will actually experience a cut and all but a small few will experience property tax increases! Here's the story....
Mail-in voting closes Tuesday on Measure F, a new ordinance in Oakland
which would impose a special tax on sales of medical marijuana in the
city's dispensaries. The measure would make Oakland the first city in
the United States to have a business tax category for marijuana
The year is 2020 and the gasoline tax is history. In its place you get a monthly tax bill based on each mile you drove — tracked by a Global Positioning System device in your car and uploaded to a billing center.
Five French tourists got a harrowing start to their New York visit: a wild police chase.
As they looked for a ride at the Air France terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport they boarded a van that was not licensed to provide taxi service.
She's Mayor Hazel McCallion. She's real cute too, sort of like a "Lady Ron Paul."
The City of Mississauga has had the same Mayor, Mayor Hazel McCallion, for 31 years. The town has $0 of debt and $700M in reserve.... Yes, it's possible.
It will be years before (the tax roll) recovers because all these people are selling (distressed) homes, banks are selling at deep discounts, values are going down from 50 percent to 75 percent. The people buying them will hold onto them for five, si
[now the election's over] Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he would immediately halt a popular $400 property tax rebate and he might need to raise the city’s personal income tax by up to 15% to help plug a budget shortfall expected to hit $4 billion
The City of Milwaukee is digging in its heels in its attempt to foreclose on the home of a man who failed to pay a $50 fine for parking an unlicensed van in his parents' driveway. The city foreclosed on Tubic's $245,000 home
Barberton Municipal Judge Greg Macko dropped the charges after the Clarks went to the finance department and paid the overdue $10.12. They weren't fined, but they were hit with court costs. Now they owe the city $426 — $213 each.
Police agencies and troopers in several states are tossing out handwritten tickets in favor of electronic citations as a way to improve accuracy and save time. With the quick swipe or scan of a driver's license, officers are able to enter the loc
Property values in U.S. cities are expected to tumble by $1.46 trillion in 2008 due to the housing downturn and subprime mortgage crisis that has pushed the U.S. economy to the brink of recession, American mayors were told.
Surging fuel prices are forcing cities across the United States to cut back on services and dip into cash reserves to keep their fleets on the road. The average retail price of diesel used in city buses and garbage trucks has shot up 65 percent over
The surging price of gasoline has come to this: a "fuel surcharge" on your next speeding ticket. Drivers caught speeding will have to pay an extra $12 — to cover $4-a-gallon gas costs for the police officers who stop them.
A stiff drink comes with a stiff tax in Pittsburgh and surrounding towns these days, and that has made the county executive public enemy No. 1 in some quarters, reviled by name in song and on bar bills.
[It starts.] Vallejo, California's city council voted to go into bankruptcy, saying the city doesn't have enough money to pay its bills after talks with labor unions failed to win salary concessions from fire fighters and police.
US Transportation Sec. Mary Peters said the administration hoped congestion pricing in New York could serve as a model for other cities nationwide. Charging drivers fees in congested city centers is a concept that has gained popularity around the wor
A landowner with "strong anti-government attitudes" barricaded himself in his rural home Thursday and fired shots at SWAT officers trying to search his home and arrest him, authorities said. No one was injured.
"The Virginia Supreme Court dealt a crippling blow to the region’s transportation plans on Friday when it ruled that the General Assembly cannot delegate taxing power to nonelected bodies."
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