East Lansing income tax

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UPDATED Wednesday at 2:00 a.m.: results for the East Lansing income tax/property tax reduction proposal; Ingham county Justice millage (new jail, Sheriff’s offices, court facilities); Capital Area District Library Ballot Proposal. 

EL Council Puts Income Tax On August Ballot

May 15, 2018
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East Lansing City Council voted unanimously Monday night to put income tax on the August 7 ballot in hopes of relieving some of the city’s financial strain.

The City of East Lansing is in about $200 million dollars in debt- a shortfall blamed on state revenue sharing cuts and growing obligations to retirees.
 

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East Lansing City Council is holding a public hearing this Wednesday May 9 for potential ballot proposals. Katie Cook reports.


EL To Keep Income Tax On The Ballot

Sep 12, 2017
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East Lansing will keep the proposed income tax on the November ballot after negotiations with Michigan State University over removing it from the ballot fell through.

 

 

 

East Lansing City Clerk Marie Wicks told WKAR Tuesday that the city council does not plan to remove the income tax item from the ballot during tonight's meeting.

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Voters in East Lansing will consider adding an income tax in November. 

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There will be discussion of implementing an income tax in the city of East Lansing at a 6 p.m. meeting tonight.