Public notices in newspapers at foundation of transparent, accountable government
Published 03/13/2011, Wadena Pioneer Journal
A half-dozen districts already are considering excess levy referendums in 2011. Eighty-one of the state’s 338 districts asked voters for additional money last year. It’s a good bet that taxpayers first learned of these initiatives – and will follow the arguments for and against their passage – through the local newspaper.Word count: 668
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