Holden to ask Metro Council for property tax to fund road projects

Baton Rouge Mayor-President Melvin I. "Kip" Holden speaks to the Urban League in New Orleans, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Seeking to fund one last road project, Mayor Kip Holden will ask the Metro Council later this year to put a 5-mill property tax on December’s ballot, with the money to fund a future batch of road pr…

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