Property Tax News

  • Union Report Exclusive: California Teachers Union Expects to Lose 4,000 Members, Gain $2.3M Mike Antonucci June 2, 2022 July 7, 2022 1:44 pm The 74 Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74's independent journalism.  Mike Antonucci’s Union Report appears most Wednesdays; see the full archive. It has been the best of times and the worst of times for the California …
  • Walz says state will provide additional law enforcement to Minneapolis July 7, 2022 11:04 am MinnPost - Minnesota Welcome to the Glean, MinnPost’s twice-daily roundup of Minnesota news. Theo Keith reports for FOX 9: “Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the state will provide additional law enforcement help to Minneapolis after a chaotic Fourth of July that saw eight people …
  • California Shows Why Fossil Fuels Are So Hard to Quit July 7, 2022 9:01 am The New York Times TAFT, Calif. — Every five years, this city of 7,000 hosts a rollicking, Old West-themed festival known as Oildorado. High schoolers decorate parade floats with derricks and pump jacks. Young women vie for the crown in a “Maids of Petroleum” beauty pageant. …
  • City council discusses but takes no action on film studio deal July 7, 2022 4:14 am San Marcos Daily Record - Texas The San Marcos City Council revisited its economic incentive deal with a film studio but chose to take no action. The city council approved a Chapter 380 economic development incentive agreement with Hill Country Group LLC. during its June 7 meeting. But …
  • Florence Town Council approves property tax increase July 6, 2022 8:39 pm Daily Independent - Arizona The council voted unanimously to approve an increase in the primary property tax levy during its meeting last night. The proposed property tax rate for the new 2022-23 fiscal year will increase to $1.0743 per $100 of a home’s net assessed valuation. This …
  • States That Collect the Most Property Tax Revenue July 6, 2022 8:13 pm WFAW - Wisconsin Photo Credit: Artazum / Shutterstock Despite many economic experts’ worst fears early in the COVID-19 pandemic, state and local government budgets have proven resilient over the last two years. With much of the economy shut down or hobbled as a result …
  • This Texas town is making itself into a semiconductor epicenter July 6, 2022 5:01 pm The Detroit News - Michigan In downtown Sherman, Texas, markers explain the city’s past and restaurants and coffee shops boast about the historic buildings they call home. Just 10 minutes down the road, Dallas-based Texas Instruments and Taiwanese-owned silicon wafer builder …
  • State budget goes to Gov. Cooper July 6, 2022 3:34 pm The Smoky Mountain News - North Carolina Both chambers of the North Carolina General Assembly approved the state’s $28 billion fiscal year 2022-23 budget last week, but as Gov. Roy Cooper nears the halfway point of his final term, he’ll now have to decide whether or not to veto the proposal, …
  • Kyle City Council approves property tax exemptions July 6, 2022 1:02 am San Marcos Daily Record - Texas The Kyle City Council recently passed an ordinance to create a residential homestead tax exemption and an exemption for individuals with disabilities. The council approved the ordinance during a special called meeting on June 25. The council’s move creates …
  • NJ further restricts gun laws after Supreme Court ruling July 5, 2022 11:33 pm The Daily Journal Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday further tightened New Jersey's already strict gun control laws after a weekend of gun violence nationwide. The seven bills he signed will add a range of new restrictions, from requiring additional training and registration …
  • Average city tax bill could go up $193 despite lower tax rate as valuations escalate July 5, 2022 9:53 pm KVIA - Texas EL PASO, Texas -- The city's proposed tax rate — though slightly lower than last year's rate — will result in tax relief for few, if any, El Pasoans because it doesn't offset a sharp rise in property valuations. Under the city’s proposed budget …
  • City council to reconsider film studio deal July 5, 2022 4:41 pm San Marcos Daily Record - Texas The San Marcos City Council will reconsider an economic incentive agreement for a film production studio. The city council, which approved a Chapter 380 economic development incentive agreement with Hill Country Group LLC., during its June 7 meeting, will …
  • Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 7.5.22 July 5, 2022 8:09 am Florida Politics Good Tuesday morning. Fineout is doing his newsletter. Rosica is doing his. So here we are. It’s an arms race. Happy 5th: The dawn of a battle royale for Florida news? — SITUATIONAL AWARENESS — —@POTUS: The Fourth of July is a sacred day in our country — …
  • ABC-7 Xtra: Bang for your buck July 4, 2022 4:02 am KVIA - Texas EL PASO, Texas -- El Paso city council hosted hearings this past week to discuss the proposed budget for fiscal year 2023. What are the top priorities for the city this upcoming year? How will the new budget affect your property tax rate? And what's …
  • Property tax exemptions added for Kyle homeowners July 3, 2022 3:16 pm KXAN - Texas KYLE, Texas (KXAN) — Two new property tax exemptions are available for Kyle homeowners. The measures include a $40,000 residential homestead exemption with a 20% appraised value cap, according to the city. A $10,000 exemption for persons with disabilities …
  • How Sherman is making itself into an epicenter of the U.S. semiconductor universe July 3, 2022 11:34 am The Dallas Morning News - Texas In downtown Sherman, markers explain the city’s past and restaurants and coffee shops boast about the historic buildings they call home. Just 10 minutes down the road, Dallas-based Texas Instruments and Taiwanese-owned silicon wafer builder GlobalWafers …
  • LePage takes new tack in old quest to eliminate income taxes July 3, 2022 8:52 am The Portland Press Herald - Maine Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage is taking a new tack in his quest to reduce and ultimately eliminate the state’s income tax – a key talking point in his campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Janet Mills this fall. LePage told reporters at a Maine …
  • In unexpected move, Vaughan resigns from Marysville council July 3, 2022 8:34 am The Herald - Washington State MARYSVILLE — A veteran Marysville City Council member has departed and the search is on to find a successor. Jeffrey Vaughan, who won a fifth term last fall, resigned June 15. He and his wife relocated to Texas after she received a job promotion. “It wasn’ …
  • More Companies Join the ‘Great Migration’ to Red States July 2, 2022 4:18 pm The Epoch Times Amidst predictions of a political “red wave” in the upcoming mid-term elections, an economic wave has been building for years with no end in sight as companies flood out of blue states and into red states. And as a result of its political divisions, …
  • Washington County Board of Education approves $464 million budget for 2022-23 school year July 2, 2022 2:41 pm St George News - Utah Brent Bills, business administrator for Washington County School District, presents the budget proposal for the 2022-23 school year to the board of education, St. George, Utah, June 21, 2022 | Photo by Ammon Teare, St. George News ST. GEORGE — At the …
  • Takeaways from Tallahassee — Champions of Business July 2, 2022 10:44 am Florida Politics Champs and records The Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) has run the numbers to find out which lawmakers are the state’s “Champions of Business.” AIF this week identified a half dozen Champions, including Senate President Wilton Simpson, President- …
  • Texas economy throws off more tax revenue, spurring talk of tax cuts July 2, 2022 12:00 am The Dallas Morning News - Texas AUSTIN — Texas’ economy is so red hot, the state comptroller soon will increase his revenue projections for the current cycle by a “significant” amount. Already, Republican politicians are talking up more property tax cuts, though paying for them long term …
  • Kyle City Council passes property tax exemptions July 1, 2022 9:56 pm KVUE KYLE, Texas — In a unanimous vote this week, Kyle City Council passed an ordinance creating "a residential homestead tax exemption and an exemption for individuals with disabilities," according to a release. The residential homestead tax …
  • Peters Township parents push for more school resource officers July 1, 2022 9:48 pm The Almanac - Pennsylvania With a new sense of urgency since a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, a group of Peters Township parents made it clear to the school board Monday night that they want school resource officers in the district’s elementary buildings. …
  • State rep. gives legislative update to Cove conservatives July 1, 2022 2:16 pm Killeen Daily Herald - Texas Abortion, public safety and property taxes were among the many items discussed Tuesday evening at Giovanni’s in Copperas Cove when Rep. Shelby Slawson, R-Stephenville, gave an update to more than a dozen members of the Copperas Cove Conservative Club. The …