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Could AATA keep its existing millage if it goes countywide? Mayor John Hieftje argues it would need the city's permission, since the funds are "part of the budget approved by council." But former city attorney Bruce Laidlaw points to a 1974 lawsuit that forced the city to give back money it had taken from the AATA millage. That decision could be interpreted to mean that AATA controls the tax revenue-so long as it's spent on transit in Ann Arbor.    (end of article)

[Originally published in March, 2009.]

 

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