Local officials brought their concerns — at high volume — to a public hearing on Senate Bill 2, held just a week after the legislation was filed.
Senate Bill 2, a bill that would limit property tax increases to 2.5 percent annually was passed out of the Senate’s majority-Republican property tax committee. During hearings for the bill, local officials brought a long list of concerns to public hearings on the plan that
Earlier this session, the governor, lieutenant governor, House speaker and Republican tax committee chiefs in both chambers appeared steadfast in their plans to limit property tax increases to 2.5 percent in a given year. This “heat-map” gives an indication where testimony for and against the bill originated.