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Break Out The Lasso Of Truth

We’ve been covering unfunded mandates, in particular with school districts, over the past couple of years.These have been around for a very long time, a back-door way for governmental agencies to get what they want without raising taxes and putting the impetus on local entities.A recent example is the postcard bill, where the state dictated that entities, such as school districts, must send out postcards with a meeting notice to help better inform the public on possible budget matters. Then, the school district gets a bill to pay for the postcards.This is a way for the higher-ups at the state level to get what they want: get the blood off of...

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