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Fremont, NE Considers Steep Property Tax Hike to Defend its Anti-Immigrant Law
Suman Raghunathan on September 2, 2010 - 1:18pm
Outlining just how costly it is for states and municipalities to be anti-immigrant, the City Council of Fremont, Nebraska is weighing a hefty 18% property tax hike to bankroll defending its controversial anti-immigrant local ordinance in court. The law was set to go into effect on July 31, but had been put on hold pending a lawsuit in federal court.