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Tax hike talks continue

The Oxford Board of Aldermen continue to discuss ways to raise money to meet Oxford’s infrastructure needs and the future of the Oxford City Market. (July 17, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

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    Oxford Conference Center — a valuable asset

    EAGLE News Editor Jonathan Scott gives his take on the recent discussion of closing down or re-purposing the Oxford Conference Center. (December 19, 2013, Page 4A)

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      Different tax structure answer to IRS woes?

      With all of the uproar about the IRS and some of its targeting practices, Editor Don Whitten wonders if this isn’t as good a time as any to consider alternatives to the current tax code and structure. (May 23, 2013, Page 4)

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        Sequestration – finding some middle ground

        Webster’s definition of sequestration seems a bit different than what’s being talked about these days. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a “political economy” definition and the wide range – depending on who you believe – of possible effects of sequestration. (February 27, 2013, Page 4)

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          Looking at speeding cops, lawmakers and taxes

          Editor Don Whitten offers some answers and opinions about recent questions he’s received, touching on subjects such as why cops seem to speed a lot, why so many laws are introduced but not passed each year, how taxes are collected on lotteries and Ole Miss football recruiting. (February 11, 2013, Page 4)

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            Can you be too rich to comment, complain?

            Is there an earnings limit on the right to question and complain about taxes? Or do you just have to have the right complaint or comment? Editor Don Whitten looks into pro golfer Phil Mickelson’s recent comments and wonders why Mickelson is being berated for speaking out on something that affects him. (January 25, 2013, Page 4A)

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              Charter school fears

              Education – and charter schools – will be a big subject for discussion and possible action in the state Legislature this session, and guest columnist Buddy Chain takes a closer look at some of the fears and concerns he has about substantially expanding the number of charter schools in Mississippi. (January 7, 2013, Page 4A)

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                Oxford officials deserve praise for budget work

                Editor Don Whitten passes out kudos to Oxford’s mayor, aldermen and department heads for their work on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, noting they’ve been able to spend money well and raise salaries without raising taxes. (September 14, 2012, Page 4A)

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                  Letters to the Editor

                  Cal Bowen writes about taxes we all pay and touts the FairTax as a system that is simple and transparent. (March 8, 2012, Page 4)

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                    Catchy plan, slogan can get your attention

                    Editor Don Whitten admits he hasn’t been following the Republican presidential hopefuls very closely – since the election is still more than a year off – but says his interest and attention has been tweaked by the recent talk of a 9-9-9 Plan. Whitten takes a closer look at Herman Cain’s plan. (October 13, 2011, Page 4)

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