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Tax Hike Approved for Schuylkill County


Schuylkill County Commissioners approved the first tax hike for the county in nearly a decade.

It’s part of the preliminary budget commissioners voted for on Wednesday. The average homeowner in the county would have a $60 per year increase in their county taxes.

One commissioner said the tax hike is to deal with growing healthcare, pension plans, adult probation and other costs.


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