Guest opinion: Fiscally conservative local option for Montana cities

Source: Billings Gazette Guest Editorial January 18, 2017 Karen Fagg Last summer, the Authorize Community Transformation Coalition was formed to support legislation that authorizes communities to vote on whether they want to enact a local option tax, a funding tool for local economic development. Our ACT Coalition set about organizing round-table discussions around the state [...]

January 18th, 2017|

Billings Chamber group joins infrastructure group’s plan for local option tax authority

Source: Billings Gazette January 17, 2017 Erik Olson Image Credit: Larry Mayer, Gazette Staff Backers of local option taxing authority for local governments said Monday they’re joining with the Montana Infrastructure Coalition to push for a bill in Helena. Members of Authorize Community Transformation, formed by the Billings Chamber of Commerce, said that they want [...]

January 17th, 2017|