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Pointe Coupee votes against teacher pay tax

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POINTE COUPEE PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Residents in Pointe Coupee voted no to a tax increase for teachers' pay. 

The school district was asking for a new 10 millage property tax to go towards par raises for teachers and infrastructure. 

Voters rejected the millage with a vote of 57 percent. 

Voters in Pointe Coupee did agree to three and a half mills for the fire district. 

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