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There is a distinct pattern throughout American history: When tax rates are reduced, the economyâ€™s growth rate improves and living standards increase.
The surge of Manatee County growth centered in Lakewood Ranch is tilting the center of the county ever eastward â€” and leaving county leaders with the challenge of re-drawing political boundaries.
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In the end, Manatee County commissioners made the right compromise for traffic and for neighbors.
The new merit-pay law is obviously good for students and provides accountability. Sadly, and predictably, teachers unions feel threatened.