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Voters to Decide Tax For Arts Education

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Portland, Ore., residents will be asked to vote on whether to pay higher taxes for arts education in the trendy city.

The city ballot measure would allow a $35 annual tax to go toward the hiring of art and music teachers in public elementary schools.

It is one of four measures Portland residents will consider, including a $482 million capital bond for the Portland school district.

The arts measure is estimated to raise $12 million each year.

Vol. 32, Issue 10, Page 4

Published in Print: October 31, 2012, as Voters to Decide Tax For Arts Education
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