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The Late Edition: July 1, 2013


Christina DiSomma
July 1, 2013

Today's Taxpayer News!

The Baton Rouge Advocate ran a special report on the increasing difficulties (and costs) of fixing the city’s aging sewer system, which are funded in part by rapidly increasing fees. NTU’s Lee Schalk offers a fiscally-sound opinion on the issue. 

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson is apparently still receiving federal pension benefits, despite awaiting sentencing after being convicted of misappropriating campaign funds. According to Pete Sepp, Jackson’s potential annual pension is worth about $45,000. 

ICYMI: NTUF put together a handy infographic on Presidential travel habits (and costs)!


 

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