Banning Tax Hikes

Shields, Yvette
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32067, p27
Trade Publication
Reports that the Joint Finance Committee advanced in the week prior to February 9, 2005, a bill pushed through by the Wisconsin Legislature's Republican majority that would impose a three-year ban on local property tax increases for all but new tax-base growth. Finance Committee's clearance of the bill on a partisan vote; Measure's aim to curtail the ability of local governments to hike property taxes to compensate for a reduction in state aid or other revenue losses.


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