These places in Philly suburbs could be hit by tax on towns that rely on state police

February 13, 2017 GMT

By Staff

Gov. Wolf’s budget proposal includes a plan to levy a $25-per-person tax on towns that rely on the Pennsylvania State Police for police protection.

Some cities and towns in the state have their own police forces. Others contract police services from another municipality or are under the protection of a regional force. But about half of Pennsylvania’s municipalities rely on the state force for full-time policing.

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