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Committee approves 2014 budget onto full board

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The Pierce County Finance and Personnel committee approved the 2014 budget Tuesday and forwarded it onto the full County Board for approval. The Board approved in June a budget based on the maximum allowable levy under the 2014 State Budget which is increasing the county tax operating levy by the net new construction. For the taxpayer, it means a $42 increase on a $100,000 home or an $85 increase on a $200,000 home.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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