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Opponents Of Sales Tax For Schools Say It's Not Needed

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:45:29 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

As part of GLT's coverage of the proposed sales tax referendum to support facilities in McLean County School Districts, we have this interview with an opponent of the measure that could result in 18 million new dollars a year for school facilities. Erik Prenzler agreed to lay out his arguments, but did not wish to make a joint appearance with any referendum supporter. The interview was done before the Unit Five School Board publicly committed to abating three million dollars in property taxes per year for five years if the referendum passes. That development does not greatly affect the following positions as told to GLT's Charlie Schlenker.

The sales tax referendum is on the March 18th ballot in McLean County Schools, for Peoria County, and in numerous other places in Illinois .

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