Austin’s School District Proposes Massive Debt, Higher Taxes

by Adam Cahn

Taxpayers in Texas’ capital city are being offered a “choice,” at least according to the public education bureaucracy.

At issue is Austin Independent School District’s new series of bonds likely to be placed on this November’s ballot. The district hosted public meetings this past Saturday for feedback, and, according to school officials, taxpayers will get to “decide” between a $1.5 and a $2.1 billion package.

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