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Spending and Tax Caps (HB 341)

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

HB 341 authorizes cities and towns to adopt charter provisions establishing limitations on the growth of budgets and taxes.
A hearing will be held on 02/17/2011 at 12:45 PM in LOB room 301 by the House Municipal and County Government Committee whom you should contact to show your support.

Spending Caps (SB 2)

Monday, January 31st, 2011

SB 2 (prime sponsor Senator David Boutin) would allow cities and towns under a charter, and towns, school districts, and other political subdivisions under the municipal budget act to adopt an annual limit on increases to the municipal budget.
A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday February 8th at 10:30 AM in room 100 in the [...]

Proponents say high court ruling on tax cap not the last word

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

DOVER — For local supporters of a tax cap, the recent Supreme Court ruling that tax caps are in conflict with state law is not the final word in the matter.
The decision was made Wednesday in response to a yearlong case involving the Manchester and the citizen group Keep Manchester Moving, which opposed the cap.
The [...]

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