Egregious Governmental Abuse in Sylvania

Attention, all residents of Sylvania Township that do not live in the city of Sylvania. You are about to be shafted by the Sylvania City Government and the Sylvania Township Trustees.

Smoking: Bittersweet for the State government

Will the smoking ban cost us? The State gets 1 billion dollars from taxes on smoking. What will happen with the smoking ban? What will happen when the 1 billion dries up? Will they come to us for higher taxes?

Read more about it in the article in the Toledo Blade here

Different circus, same clowns

Did you read this?

A PROPOSED ballot issue on school funding - a constitutional amendment intended to bypass the Ohio General Assembly - is just one more devious attempt to direct a never-ending stream of taxpayer dollars straight into the pockets of the usual suspects.

By usual suspects, we mean the militant teachers' unions, school administrators, and school boards, all of which are behind a constitutional amendment with the deceptively bland title "Getting It Right for Ohio's Future."

Hotel-motel tax going up to 10% to fund arena

Pete Gerken said himself, we have been doing things wrong in this area. Why is it that they use the same old approaches to doing things, raise taxes? There is no creativity here at all. Expect the same results.

10% hotel tax, that seems like a lot. It will be interesting to see if the hotels do suffer.

06 survey may sway TPS board on levy vote

The Toledo Board of Education has a little more than a month to debate whether it will ask voters in May to support a new levy, and a mere 185 voters may be unwittingly swaying the argument.

The board has debated putting a levy on the ballot for nearly a year. Its last attempt in August was shot down by members Darlene Fisher and Robert Torres.

In the survey, which was obtained yesterday by The Blade, 71 percent of the respondents, or 132 people, initially said they would vote against a Toledo Public Schools levy.

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Hotel-Motel tax increase

I was told that the Commissioners will hold a meeting on Wednesday to vote on the increase in the hotel-motel tax. I blogged about this, but was wondering if anyone else has heard it, or seen it in press....

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