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Lunch Links: Getting Flint Water Bill to a Vote Averts Federal Government Shutdown; Compromise Sought on D.C. Paid Leave; Albany, N.Y., Caught in a Land Grab for Property Tax; TV Ads Begin on Oregon GRT Measure

Today is September 28, the anniversary of the Norman invasion of England in 1066. After becoming king, William the Conqueror continued the existing land tax (“danegeld”) and commissioned the Domesday Book in 1085 to survey land values across the kingdom for tax purposes. Here are some interesting links I came across: Federal Government Shutdown Averted: The federal government has likely avoided a shutdown that would have begun on Friday.
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