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Community forum answers questions about local taxes

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MORRIS - Money - how governments get it and how they choose to use it - was the topic of a community forum on Tuesday designed to help citizens better understand the government budget process.


As property taxes go up and state aid to local units of government goes down (or just doesn't rise fast enough), those who make budgets are left with a balancing act: how do we provide services at a level we are comfortable with and stay within our fiscal limitations?

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.