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Ketchikan Plans Lawsuit Over School Funding
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly is moving forward with a lawsuit against the state over school funding.
KETCHIKAN- The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly is moving forward with a lawsuit against the state over school funding.
The assembly voted 4-3 Monday to take necessary steps to begin the process of filing a claim.
At issue the level of property taxes the state requires all organized boroughs to contribute to school districts.
Some see that as a constitutional violation since the required amount winds up penalizing boroughs for organizing, which backers say the state claimed wouldn't happen.
It could take the case years to resolve.
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