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NIC Property Tax $$$ Raises Q’s

Lawmakers brought up a longtime sore spot during North Idaho College’s budget hearing at the state Legislature this morning: Why does the Coeur d’Alene community college get so much of its funding from property tax, compared to the state's other two community colleges, and why do only Kootenai County residents pay that tax, when NIC serves all five of the North Idaho Panhandle counties? Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint – who is from Bonner County -- said, “That’s been an ongoing question from Kootenai County legislators for a long time”/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. More here.

Question: Do you see a problem with the way North Idaho College is funded?




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