Counties Consider Coal-Tax Giveaways

Apr 30, 2012

When Henderson Fiscal Court meets Tuesday it will consider giving away $720,000 in coal severance tax revenues — but it will be a joint effort with Union and Webster counties. The money comes from what are known as multi-county funds, and the fiscal courts of all three fiscal courts must pass resolutions supporting the request before the funds would be released by the state Department for Local Government.