16 of 43 school districts in Alleghen...

16 of 43 school districts in Allegheny County hike taxes

There are 4 comments on the Post-gazette.com story from Jul 14, 2012, titled 16 of 43 school districts in Allegheny County hike taxes. In it, Post-gazette.com reports that:

More than a third of the 43 school districts in Allegheny County raised property taxes for the new fiscal year while those districts and others turned to furloughs, program cuts and withdrawals from savings to balance budgets.

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flim flam man

South Park, PA

#1 Jul 15, 2012
the people of Clairton voted not to raise our taxes. however Sue & Rich think they can do whatever they want
Moto Moto

Irwin, PA

#2 Jul 15, 2012
These people are ego maniacs. Only a few reasons to get involved with anything of a political nature 1) Ego 2)Really want to do something 3)Corruption.

Most do not fall under item 2)
Reevaluate taxes

Cheswick, PA

#3 Jul 16, 2012
Well of course the residents voted to not raise taxes.

LOL

Who WANTS to pay more taxes?

The fact of the matter is that it costs money to do stuff.

It takes money to keep roads paved. It costs money to keep cops on the beat. It costs money to do EVERYTHING.

Everyone wants better paved roads, great cops, great schools and everything perfect but no one wants to pay for that stuff.

IMHO, we would be better served by REFUSING to pay federal taxes and pay it ALL to our local city coffers.....then our OWN towns could be successful rather than feeding the money hungry political BS machine at the top and hoping something trickles down.

Can I get an AMEN ??
The Unseen

Clairton, PA

#4 Jul 17, 2012
If more people in Clairton paid taxes it probably wouldnt be necessary.

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