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On Air News Read for November 15, 2017

Senate Bill 1 9 3, the bill that allows parents to establish Education Savings Accounts for their kids, is one step closer to becoming law after receiving an “Ought to Pass” recommendation from the House Education Committee yesterday.  That was a bi-partisan vote with two Republicans voting against the bill and two Democrats, including Manchester Ward Nine State Rep. Barbara Shaw, voting in favor.  Under the bill, parents who want to send their children to any school other than the government run one mandated by their school district, would enter into a contract with an eligible scholarship organization which...

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Budget Showdown and Shoddy Numbers

(Hour 2a) Rich started off the second hour by talking about last night’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, which included some weird errors when it came to the tax rate set by Hillsborough County in the proposed budget. It was explained away as possibly a rounding error, but there may be something more at play. He then went over the tax cap override, and how even if tax rates don’t change, the citizens of Manchester end up paying more via property values increasing. That led Ed Naile to talk about a time that he sued a town over...

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