School Board tax on Sat., Nov. 18 ballot

HAMMOND -- As the Nov. 18 date for the Tangipahoa Parish School Board’s 20-mills tax election approaches, school board member Brett Duncan feels it will pass, but the vote will be close.

In comments following a presentation on the tax sponsored by the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce at Southeastern Louisiana University, Duncan said he has spoken to numerous individuals who realize that Tangipahoa Parish does not invest as much in its schools as do neighboring parishes.

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