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12:15 pm on Wednesday February 27, 2013

Charleston tax hike approved

Charleston City Council passed an emergency tax increase on Tuesday after a public hearing and debate that took over two hours to be completed. The change, which ultimately passed after a 7-6 vote with Charleston Mayor Joe Riley in favor, will...
8:19 am on Wednesday February 27, 2013

Riley waffles on armed law enforcement in schools (Update: increase approved)

Image by Flickr user Barack Obama Update, February 27: The tax hike has been approved  Charleston City Council passed an emergency tax increase on Tuesday after a public hearing and debate that took over two hours to be completed. The change, which...
11:37 am on Friday February 15, 2013

Riley waffles on armed law enforcement in schools (Update: City Council votes 'yes')

Update, February 15: Charleston City Council votes 'yes' on reduced tax increase. After multiple presentations, debate and a slight ammendment, the City Council voted 8-5 this week to accept Mayor Joe Riley's school safety and firehouse construction...
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