LISTEN IN: Why Salem’s business leaders question the worker payroll tax

TODAY’S CONVERSATION: Reporter Abbey McDonald talks about how Salem’s business community is reacting to city plans to tax worker pay as a new source of income. Some leaders think voters ought to have a say, as she explains in her original story is HERE. She also recounts a long hearing before the Salem City Council that brought out competing interests to address whether the city should open the way for buildings up to five stories in a core neighborhood. That story HERE.


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