Property taxes

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May 11, 2020 - 11:31 am
HARLAN, Iowa (AP) — A Kansas man who sought legal permission in Iowa to engage in a sword fight with his ex-wife is not insane but merely angry over their child custody arrangement, according to a psychological evaluation. David Ostrom, of Paola, Kansas, asked in a Jan. 3 court filing to be allowed...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper, left, looks on as South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, right, gives a thumbs up during a ceremony in Rock Hill, S.C., where the Panthers are planning on building a team facility with practice fields in the area. A county in South Carolina has approved a deal loaded with tax breaks for the Carolina Panthers to move their headquarters and practice site to their city. News outlets report the York County Council approved the deal in a 4-3 vote after listening to public comments during their virtual meeting on Monday, April 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
April 23, 2020 - 11:12 am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A county in South Carolina approved a deal loaded with tax breaks for the Carolina Panthers to move their headquarters and practice site. The York County Council approved the deal in a 4-3 vote after listening to public comments during their virtual meeting on Monday, news...
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WWL AP Feed General
December 22, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org . The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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Chris Miller
November 21, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The Law Enforcement District of Orleans Parish, which provides financing for the sheriff's office and can levee property taxes of up to ten mills, will meet Friday morning to consider rolling forward millages. The New Orleans City Council is the district's governing body. Members will consider...
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Thomas Perumean
October 18, 2019 - 5:59 am
The New Orleans City Council took the first step Thursday to create the groundwork through which the city will implement a new revenue stream for the fiscally challenged municipality. By a unanimous vote the council will create a task force, made up of each member of the council and a...
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Chris Miller
September 26, 2019 - 4:36 pm
Should the New Orleans City Council return tax rates to their old pre-2019 assessment levels? It would mean higher property taxes for a lot of homeowners, but put a lot of money into city coffers. Members of the council budget panel entertained that question today. Mayor LaToya Cantrell's...
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Jim Hanzo
August 27, 2019 - 9:04 am
As a report came out that New Orleans property values would increase meaning higher tax bills, and for some, as much as a one thousand dollar tax hike, the question is how do other cities handle this. Real estate analyst Arthur Sterbcow says other cities just like New Orleans, are allowed to charge...
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David Blake
July 30, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Property owners all over New Orleans are receiving new tax assessments, and in some cases home values have soared. That's creating a real dilemma for some. What if you can't afford your taxes, what do you do? At a community meeting Monday night one woman said her house value went up threefold and...
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Democratic presidential candidate former vice president Joe Biden, speaks during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 28, 2019 - 7:51 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the second Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden says Kamala Harris mispresented his position on school busing decades ago, but he doesn't think she did it intentionally. The California senator challenged Biden's...
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May 31, 2019 - 2:41 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Construction on a high-speed train line between Southern California and Las Vegas will likely be delayed two years after the project failed to secure tax abatements in Nevada, officials said. Virgin Trains USA had planned to start next year building the $4 billion dual tracks...
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