Property Taxes: Are the “Tools” Working?

This dispatch from Senator Kathleen Vinehout arrived in my email inbox today:

“Property Taxes: Are the “Tools” Working?

Perhaps the Governor’s tools aren’’t working.

A recently announced infusion of $100 million into schools won’t mean any more money for children. But it will help stem an expected rise in property taxes.

State school spending and property taxes are tied at the hip.

An increase in state school spending often slows or even cuts property taxes. But the opposite is also true. Big cuts to state school aid often result in large property tax increases….”

Keep reading at this PDF of “Are the ‘Tools’ Working?”

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