Library Tax Lawsuits

Local/Regional News
3:33 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Lawmakers Aim For Legislative Fix To Library Tax Issue

A measure passed by a state House committee Tuesday seeks to answer questions about library funding that have led to several court cases in Kentucky.

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WUKY In Depth
1:42 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

In Depth: Tax Cases Could Have Far Reaching Implications For State Libraries

Book Return at the Clark County Public Library
Credit Josh James / WUKY

A group of cases currently pending in Kentucky appeals court could affect the way libraries in 79 counties have operated for decades.

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Local/Regional News
9:09 am
Sun July 21, 2013

Library Tax Suits Filed In Five Kentucky Counties

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Rulings in lawsuits seeking to reduce library taxes in Anderson and Montgomery counties could have implications for other Kentucky libraries, attorneys said.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that a civil lawsuit filed in May seeks to roll the Anderson County library tax back to its level in 1967, when the library was organized. A suit filed in June would reduce the Montgomery County library tax to its level in 1980.

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