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Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Local politics

Posted By on Wed, May 31, 2006 at 8:37 AM

Little Rock isn't the only place where the citizens grumble about their local government. The Morning News offers a couple of pieces on the move to use a sales tax to borrow money to build a baseball stadium in Springdale. The news story gives all the financial details, but opinion writer Bob Caudle puts it in focus. To get ballpark money, the city must extend a tax -- and reissue bonds at a higher interest rate -- passed three years ago for road work that has not yet begun.

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