Monday, January 21, 2008

Tuesday in The Star

Check out Tuesday's Star for these stories:

Megan Nichols has coverage of Anniston's observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

She also has a JPA story. Rep. Lea Fite has pre-filed a bill that would subject the JPA to the Alabama Open Meetings Act. Why? And what do JPA board members think about that?

Markeshia Ricks looks at a proposal to increase the luxury tax on vehicle purchases of $50,000 or more. At just 3 percent, it is currently less than the state tax on groceries. What kind of reception will this proposal get? What would the increased revenues fund?