"Mayor John Dickert sent letters in September to 182 local nonprofits. He asked them to consider paying a portion of the property tax the city would normally charge them if their properties were taxed.
"City Administrator Tom Friedel told The Journal Times of Racine Friday the city has yet to collect any money through the program.
"The intent of the 'Racine's Fair Share' program was to raise money the city could apply toward its 2013 budget to help the city weather a nasty financial season."
Read more: http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/nonprofits-absent-from-racine-voluntary-tax-program-bh7g0ef-177107531.html
That's an AP story now. It's gone out over the whole world.
We also have this: "BBC to bring Racine County’s election perspective to world," http://www.journaltimes.com/news/local/bbc-to-bring-racine-county-s-election-perspective-to-world/article_3153d6ce-2536-11e2-8ca5-0019bb2963f4.html
What a chance for a major screw-up.