Mayor: Ending tax threatens jobs

Mayor Craig Luedeman headed to Indianapolis on Jan. 21 with one goal — testify before a Senate committee about the effect of proposals to eliminate personal property taxes for small businesses.

He’s afraid the bills could force cutbacks in city services, including employees, and an increase in local taxes.

Luedeman made it only to Edinburgh before having to turn around because of icy roads that morning, but he continues to fight two measures that could cost the city tax dollars.

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