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Bloomington Police in the 2016 Fourth of July parade.

Top Stories of 2016: Funding Public Safety


Today is number 7 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at the public safety income tax that Monroe County officials approved this year. Officials questioned how local governments would spend the additional $7 million per year and others said the tax was approved without a solid plan. An average household in Monroe County will pay about $105 per year for the new tax.

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