Cleveland, Ohio, voters are likely to decide in November whether they want to raise the city's income tax to bring back police and firefighters who were laid off this year, says the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The city's police union says it has collected more than enough signatures to get an income-tax increase proposal on the Nov. 2 ballot. The union wants to raise the income tax from 2 percent to 2.25 percent, generating about $31 million. The tax on wages is paid by everyone who works in Cleveland, regardless of where they live, but only . . .
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