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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...
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...
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...
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...
Prop 1 passes; school bonds OK'd; term limits stay on the books

...registered voters in the borough, up nine percent from the previous year. Winning 64 to 36 percent, Proposition 1 sponsor James Price, from Alaskans for Property Relief Now, said he had hope for a larger margin of victory, but, considering there...
Proposition 1 will provide tax relief for resident homeowners

...Proposition One will achieve a fair, equitable and appropriate level of taxation for all homeowners with no loss of borough service. Please learn all the facts and vote yes on Proposition One. James Price Alaskans for Property Tax Relief Now


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