March 6, 2015

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County officials hit trail hard for tax hike

ELYRIA – Lorain County officials and employees continue to campaign heavily to convince voters that a 0.5 percentage point sales tax increase that went into effect in April is crucial to keeping the county safe. Laid-off sheriff’s deputies and others are pounding the pavement this weekend in Lorain, knocking on doors and talking with voters. Read More…

Answers to city tax increase questions

ELYRIA – On Nov. 3, Elyria voters will head to the polls to vote on Issue 10, a 0.5 percentage point permanent income tax increase – one that city officials say is imperative to keeping existing city services and restoring some of what has been cut. Passage would mean the reinstatement of 10 laid-off firefighters Read More…