Wake Ed

July 11, 2014

Wake County Commissioners debate impact of raising sales taxes to support schools

Members of the Wake County Board of Commissioners have a difference of opinion about whether a proposed quarter-cent increase in the sales tax rate that could be used to pay for raises for teachers would have a major impact on taxpayers.

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