Jefferson County tax http://apr.org en Alabama Lawmaker Proposes Jefferson County Tax http://apr.org/post/alabama-lawmaker-proposes-jefferson-county-tax <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13px" id=_oneup>(Information in the following story is from: The Birmingham News, http://www.al.com/birminghamnews)</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13px" id=_oneup>A state representative from Birmingham has proposed a plan that he says will allow Alabama's largest county to escape from bankruptcy.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13px" id=_oneup>Democratic Rep. John Rogers told The Birmingham News that he will introduce a bill in the Legislature to reinstate the Jefferson County 0.5 percent occupational tax and generate as much at $65 to $70 million. Sun, 17 Mar 2013 22:32:03 +0000 The Associated Press 26875 at http://apr.org Alabama Lawmaker Proposes Jefferson County Tax