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Hebron Voters Approve School Tax Hike

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May 7, 2014 — Hebron Schools patrons approved a tax increase referendum for the schools by 23 votes yesterday.

The referendum asked for an increase of 21 cents per $100 assessed valuation. The increase would bring in $479,000 over seven years and increase taxes for a $155,000 home by about $144 a year.

If it failed, four teaching positions would be cut and other reductions would come to meet reduced state support.

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Nine school districts in Indiana posed referenda in Tuesday’s primary elections, to raise taxes for school funding projects.  As StateImpact Indiana’s Claire McInerny reports, almost all of the referenda passed.

 

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