National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
Voters Mixed On Income Tax Hikes While School Levies Pass
There will not be an increase in the income tax in Gahanna.
Voters yesterday rejected the proposal to bump the tax by one percent.
The city of London was able to pass an income tax increase on its fifth try. Voters in Lancaster approved a tax levy to repair city streets.
A school levy in Groveport Madison remains undecided after unofficial results show it failed by 16 votes.
School funding proposals in Delaware, Marysville, and Johnstown all passed.
In the race for Columbus City Council, all three incumbent Democrats qualified for the fall ballot.