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Voices of the Peninsula: Vote Yes on Proposition 1 for seasonal grocery tax relief will force the general law cities to follow the 2008 voter approved seasonal grocery tax exemption.Please Vote YES on Proposition One, at the October 6th Borough Election.- Submitted by James Price, Alaskans for Grocery Tax Relief Now
Grocery tax exemption heads to polls

...through May in Homer, but the city of Homer levies a 4.5 percent sales tax on top of the borough's 3 percent tax. James Price, a Nikiski resident and one of the main proponents behind the proposition, has said the tax is an unnecessary burden...
Food tax up for re-examination

...supplemental ordinance that would reduce the sales tax collection from nine months of the year to six months of the year.James Price, who has been fighting the sales tax for more than six years, released a statement for Alaskans for Grocery Tax Relief...
School board stays out of grocery tax debate

...generated $3.3 million for the borough during the 2014 fiscal year, according to the resolution. Nikiski resident James Price, who has been fighting the sales tax for more than half a decade, said the ordinance "is the worst possible way to...
Food tax exemption changes still on the table

...translates to a 2.1 mill increase in property tax. "This repeal is an absolute necessity," said resident Lori Kapp. James Price, who has been supporting the sales tax exemption that was "passed by a majority vote," in 2008, and 2011, said...
Residents from around peninsula join to prevent Soldotna home rule

...on the October ballot. Should Soldotna vote to become a home rule city, the city could continue to levy the tax. James Price, co-chair of Alaskans for Grocery Tax Relief Now, said he wants voters to understand what they are voting for...
Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballot

...The proposition will be placed before the voters in the Oct. 6, 2015 regular borough election. Nikiski resident James Price, one of the drivers behind the petition, started his efforts to remove the winter sales tax on non-prepared foods...
Alaska Supreme Court reverses food-tax referendum decision

...the Kenai Superior Court and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk erred when they rejected a 2010 proposed referendum by James Price, a Nikiski citizen activist. Price sought to repeal a 2008 Borough Assembly ordinance that allowed the borough's...
Food tax is on the table again

...exemptions, according to the ordinance. If approved, the generated revenue would go to funding schools.Nikiski resident James Price, who has been fighting the exemption since 2008, said he appreciated being allowed to comment at the initial introduction...
Looking forward to 2015

...that local people have to pay, and it's particularly burdensome to large families and people on a fixed income." - James Price, Nikiski "King (salmon) opening. It's been 3 or 4 years since they closed." - Sam Shropshire "I'm looking...


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