karen dunigan http://michiganradio.org en Local elections take place next week as fewer tax dollars flow to Michigan's cities and towns http://michiganradio.org/post/local-elections-take-place-next-week-fewer-tax-dollars-flow-michigans-cities-and-towns <p>Jackson, like other Michigan cities, will hold an election next week. And like in other cities, those elected will face the reality of how they will choose to spend a declining amount of tax dollars.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Both candidates for mayor of Jackson are realtors. And both bring a &lsquo;realtor&rsquo;s optimism&rsquo; when they talk about their city&rsquo;s future.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 05:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 4799 at http://michiganradio.org Local elections take place next week as fewer tax dollars flow to Michigan's cities and towns