Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Alliance Legislative Report (99-18)

DIALOGUE BEGINS ON PROPERTY TAX PROPOSAL

During his campaign, while making comments at press events, and in his first State of the State Address, Governor Bruce Rauner has had a repeating theme of calling for a “property tax freeze.” No bill has been introduced, little talk of a property tax proposal has been part of conversations in the Capitol thus far this session, and no details have surfaced on what form, exactly, such a proposal would take.

This week, however, more chatter has been heard about an emerging proposal from the Governor to freeze the property tax extension for all local units of governments, including school districts.

To read more about the property tax issue, click here for the complete Alliance Legislative Report: http://www.iasb.com/govrel/alr9918.cfm