The Financial History of Wisconsin, Volume 2, Issue 2

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University of Wisconsin, 1905 - 475 pages

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Page 203 - Except the debts specified in the tenth and eleventh sections of this article, no debt shall be hereafter contracted by or on behalf of this State, unless such debt shall be authorized by a law, for some single work or object, to be distinctly specified therein ; and such, law shall impose and provide for the collection of a direct annual tax to pay, and sufficient to pay the interest on such debt as it falls due, and also to pay and discharge the principal of such debt within eighteen years from...
Page 436 - The rule of taxation shall be uniform, and taxes shall be levied upon such property as the legislature shall prescribe.
Page 204 - ... the five hundred thousand acres of land to which the state is entitled by the provisions of an act of congress, entitled "An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant pre-emption rights...
Page 218 - It shall be the duty of the legislature, and they are hereby empowered, to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and taxation, and in contracting debts by such municipal corporations.
Page 313 - The personal property of all literary, benevolent, charitable and scientific institutions, incorporated within this State, and such real estate belonging to such institutions as shall be actually occupied for the purposes for which they were incorporated; 4.
Page 204 - The proceeds of all lands that have been or hereafter may be granted by the United States to this State, for educational purposes, (except the lands heretofore granted for the purposes of a University,) and all moneys, and the clear proceeds of all property, that may accrue to the State by forfeiture or escheat...
Page 441 - That the mode of levying a tax shall be by valuation, so that every person shall pay a tax in proportion to the value of the property he or she has in his or her possession.
Page 312 - ... such securities shall be held; debts due by inhabitants of this state to persons not residing within the United States for the purchase of any real estate ; public stocks, stocks in moneyed corporations, and such portion of the capital of incorporated companies, liable to taxation on their capital, as shall not be invested in real estate.
Page 204 - To the support and maintenance of common schools in each school district, and the purchase of suitable libraries and apparatus therefor.
Page 221 - The right of every man to worship Almighty God, according to the dictates of his own conscience, shall never be infringed; nor shall any man be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent...

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