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Sneaky Solons Repealing Your Property Tax Relief

Item: A few would gain a lot: House votes 39-31 in favor/Betsy Russell, SR Eye On Boise

Jim Fisher/Lewiston Tribune: Who will be the ultimate victims of Idaho legislators’ rush to repeal the state tax on business equipment? Not the school administrators and local government officials who testified against the move in Boise Monday - including Lewiston School Superintendent Joy Rapp and Nez Perce County Commissioner J.R. Van Tassel. They will be the people on whom school districts and local governments rely for much of their revenue, and for construction bonds. You, in other words. More here

North Idaho legislators supporting this tax shift: Jim Clark, Phil Hart, Dick Harwood, Frank Henderson Bob Nonini.

Question: Have you called your North Idaho legislators to tell them to vote against this lousy tax shift?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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