News in Brief (April 3)
April 3, 2007
**Muscarelle wants to raise $1 million**
According to William and Mary News, the Muscarelle Museum of Art is trying to raise $1 million for an endowment for special exhibitions. Members of its board of directors are pledging to donate 50 percent of the funds if supporters provide the other half.
p. __By Austin Wright__
p. **County makes up for public school budget shortage**
According to The Daily Press, James City County plans to keep tax rates steady for its citizens. However, the county’s budget then shows the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools’ budget falling short by $1.75 million.
p. In order to make up revenues, and unable to raise retail cigarette taxes, the County has been forced to raise rezoning fees, emergency medical services, traffic violations,etc.
p. __By Josh Barr__