New Property Tax Approved for New Orleans Fire Fighter Back Pay

December 12 • 2016

New Orleans voters have endorsed Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s plan to satisfy decades of owed back pay to city fire fighters, many long retired. They approved a new property tax Saturday (December 10) that will generate nearly $9 million annually for the next 12 years to satisfy a $75 million settlement in a long-standing lawsuit between the city and fire fighters.

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