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By Eric Dietrich
Montana Free Press 

GOP bills would require re-votes on some local property taxes


Last updated 2/22/2023 at 3:59pm

Samuel Wilson / Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Sen. Greg Hertz, R-Polson, at a Senate floor session on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

A slate of bills advanced by a prominent Republican lawmaker would try to lower Montana property taxes by requiring revotes on some local tax levies while also raising the approval margins required to pass levies and bond measures in low-turnout local elections.

Senate Taxation Committee Chair Sen. Greg Hertz, R-Polson, said at a Wednesday hearing before his committee that he believes rising pr...

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