Council approves 53-cent property tax hike, budget by wide margin

Council voted 32-8 to approve Councilman Sean McGuire-sponsored $1.71 billion substitute budget More

Bill would end lifetime subsidized health care benefits for council members

Carter Todd's ordinance would grandfather in sitting and former members currently eligible for the plan   More

Renters likely to pay more too with proposed property tax hike

A 53-cent increase would on average increase property tax payments annually by $192, or $16 per month More

Tea Party group preps fight against Dean's tax hike proposal

Anti-tax advocate Ben Cunningham has organized May 10 meeting to discuss organizational and strategy tactics  More

Tax hike could make for tough vote for some on Metro Council

Whatever the merits of Mayor Dean’s proposal, it will make political life difficult for several council members More

Mayor noncommittal on funding Metro schools' budget request

Mayor says he'll have to take a closer look at school district's request for $49M budget increase More

MNPS accelerates timeline for hiring new teachers

School board certified charges against former teacher Donald Wood for 2010 classroom tirade More

Riebeling asks Metro department heads to explore 2 percent cuts

Changes in Metro’s pension and health care plan for government employees may be on the table More
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