Cities seek more money from tax-exempt colleges
Cities say it is a matter of fairness to taxpayers, since universities expand and consume more city services while taking property off the tax rolls
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Wary of tax increases, weary of layoffs and determined to avoid bankruptcy, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras had only to gaze up at his city's Ivy League campus to see a way out of the morass. Read more with registration.