From left: Superintendent James Merrill, Commissioner Caroline Sullivan, school board Chair Christine Kushner, commissioners Chair James West, school board member Tom Benton.
From left: Superintendent James Merrill, Commissioner Caroline Sullivan, school board Chair Christine Kushner, commissioners Chair James West, school board member Tom Benton. cseward@newsobserver.com
From left: Superintendent James Merrill, Commissioner Caroline Sullivan, school board Chair Christine Kushner, commissioners Chair James West, school board member Tom Benton. cseward@newsobserver.com

Wake County leaders say property-tax increase needed

January 26, 2015 1:17 PM