Mayor endorses proposed countywide sales tax

May 21, 2012 Full story: Mississippi Business Journal

PICAYUNE - Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero Jr. has endorsed a proposal for a 1-cent countywide sales tax, which would also be applied in the Pearl River County's two municipalities, Picayune and Poplarville.

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Alfre Newman

Slidell, LA

#1 May 23, 2012
Since Mayor has a county job do you think he would come out against tax? Do the rest of the 81 counties have a county tax? No they don't..Time to cut back..Get rid of Supervisor's truck as they have a county manager to ride the roads..Instead of buying new sheriff cars put that $$ to better use..

“Simple educated country woman”

Since: Dec 11

America

#2 May 26, 2012
A 1 cent county wide tax that would only be incorporated in Picayune and Poplarville? HUH? This article is so badly written that a truck could be driven through it. What is the tax going to pay? Why is it necessary?
JMD82

Slidell, LA

#3 May 27, 2012
Why is it necessary? Because our county leaders got drunk on FEMA money and overspent stuff that had an reoccurring debt..I say fire them all..

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