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July 5, 2013

Pulaski retains jail tax after veto

Expired ordinance led to mixup.

(Continued)

“While this bill contained some positive provisions, the Governor believes that when Hoosiers pay taxes that are not owed, they should be offered relief,” said Christy Denault, Pence’s communications director, in a statement.

Garling said there was a good chance the veto would have ultimately caused taxes to increase in Pulaski, as the county would have had to find a way to make up the jail funds it would have to refund as it continues to pay off the jail’s bond and pay for maintenance costs.

Mitchell Kirk is a staff reporter at the Pharos-Tribune. He can be reached at 574-732-5130 or mitchell.kirk@pharostribune.com.

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