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Pioneer Editorial: State breaks pledge with LGA cuts

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Local Government Aid was established as a way for the state to use its statewide taxing powers -- income taxes -- to help cities with poor property taxes to provide the type of services seen in wealthier communities, starting with police and fire protection.

The state aid is also a large sum out of the state budget, and a ripe target when it comes time to reduce the state budget.

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