June 6, 2014

TARTA workers protest funding source

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TOLEDO, Ohio — Union protesters called on Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority leaders Thursday to push for a change in how the agency’s local tax subsidy is collected, The Blade reported.

Union representatives are urging local leaders to take another look at switching to sales-tax funding, which would be “more equitable and pay-as-you-go” compared to property taxes, whose revenue has slumped during the last five years as area real-estate values tumbled, according to the report. For the full story, click here.

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