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Commonwealth's Counties


Equal taxation proposals

Many bills targeting the equalization of city/town and county taxes through specific excise taxes adopted locally have been proposed but most measures have been or

Update on tax legislation

On January 27, the House Finance Committee’s Subcommittee #2 heard and subsequently failed to pass HB 92 (Cole) and HB 85 (Campbell), bills supported by

Creating New Cities; Dissolving Towns

HB 192 (Minchew) provides an exception to the current moratorium on creating new cities to permit any town with a population in excess of 40,000

Publication of Legal Notices

Several bills – HB 129 (Richard Bell), HB 286 (Head), HB 956 (Keam) and HB 1078 (Boysko) – were introduced to provide local governments alternative

media inquiries

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