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  • Are you getting your money's worth?

    First part:Taxpayers who pay more in local taxes do not necessarily receive more municipal services. Second part: Urban sprawl is causing a strain on municipal services.
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    La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune finds that while La Crosse property tax levies were the highest among the state's 20 largest school districts, the district's administration does not keep a tight rein on how money is spent; the district could have saved $100,000 by exempting itself from construction sales taxes but employees did not want to fill out the necessary paperwork, 1992. * WI