Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Mayor Barry's office slams debt limit proposal

by Joey Garrison , USA Today Network - Tennessee - Middle Tennessee’s leading anti-tax crusader has launched a petition effort to add a referendum to the November 2018 ballot that would let Nashville voters decide whether to limit Metro’s borrowing capacity by capping the city's debt level.

If the measure passes, it could complicate plans for a $6 billion regional transit system that Mayor Megan Barry wants to start funding.

The debt limit referendum, led by Nashville Tea Party President Ben Cunningham, a resident of Sumner County, would amend the Metro Charter in two ways: (read more)

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