Ashland First Reading for Marijuana Tax

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland City Council discussed and voted on several ordinances at Tuesday night’s meeting that will move it closer to eventually lifting the moratorium for medical marijuana dispensaries. At Tuesday’s meeting, there were several ordinances up for discussion. One of those ordinances adressed whether or not to add up to five percent city … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement Levy Fails

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — For the second time, a tax measure to restore public safety in Josephine County failed to win voter approval. The unofficial results show 49 percent voted yes and 51 percent voted no. Around 400 votes separate the two sides as of 9:50 p.m. Measure 17-49 proposed a property tax of $1.48 … Continue reading »

Group Fights Against Public Safety Levy

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A group in Josephine County is pushing to stop voters from voting for a criminal justice tax levy. Measure 17-49 proposes to implement a $1.48 per $1,000 assessed value for three years. This is the second time Josephine County is voting on a measure like it. Last May, voters turned down a … Continue reading »

Free Tax Assistance For Veterans

PHOENIX, Ore. — Veterans looking to file their taxes can have them done for free at two locations in the Rogue Valley. Liberty Tax in Phoenix and Ashland will file tax returns for both military veterans and those currently active in the military. Liberty Tax officials say it is all about giving back to those … Continue reading »