property taxes

Fuzzy math clouds picture of tax relief for North Dakotans

By   /  May 4, 2015  /  News, North Dakota  /  No Comments

Photo via governor.nd.gov

In the closing days of North Dakota’s 2015 legislative session, Gov. Jack Dalrymple joined with lawmakers to tout nearly $400 million worth of what his press release called “tax relief,” but citizens might not want to take that number to the bank.

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House Republican leader says property tax relief bill coming

By   /  April 9, 2015  /  PA Independent, Pennsylvania, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent
Plenty of Republican state reps have groused about Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s $3.8 billion property tax relief plan, calling one of the central parts of his budget proposal a bait-and-switch.
Now, House Republicans are preparing to unveil their own plan, and Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, said it would likely start with […]

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PA House Republican leader says property tax relief bill coming

By   /  April 9, 2015  /  News, Pennsylvania, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Rep. Dave Reed's official website

House Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, said a property tax relief bill will include discussions about reductions and elimination.

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Watchdog Podcasts: In Our Backyards — Property taxes prop up mass transit

By   /  April 2, 2015  /  Florida, Podcast, transportation, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Ben Yount and Will Patrick | Watchdog Radio
This is “In Our Backyards,” Watchdog.org’s podcast that examines local government — because the government that is the closest to you often can be the most important, even if you don’t hear much about it.
We’ll look at city councils, school boards and even water treatment authorities, because […]

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Watchdog Podcast: In Our Backyards — The never-ending debate over property tax reform

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  Pennsylvania, Podcast, Taxes, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm and Andrew Staub | Watchdog Radio
This is “In Our Backyards,” Watchdog.org’s podcast that examines local government — because the government that is the closest to you often can be the most important, even if you don’t hear much about it.
We’ll look at city councils, school boards and even water treatment authorities, because […]

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Hop aboard: Tampa Bay-area transit authority wants to raise property taxes

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

Despite sparse attendance, the details of a new transit plan will affect hundreds of thousands of taxpayers in a Tampa Bay-area county.

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