The Legislature Needs a Working Group and solutions now to address inflationary property value Assessments

Lets get to work. Most states have laws or policies that manage inflationary property value assessments. That promotes property tax fairness. I am suggesting taking the average of the last five years to determine market value which would make the tax charged more fair for everyone. Thus, you would take your 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 assessments, divide by five, and that result would be the market value for tax purposes. Presently the assessment is required by law to be …

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Gannon Calls for Ending Colorado CCA Contract

Representative John Gannon and a colleague have proposed a Legislative Resolution to require the State to end its last remaining CCA contract which provides for the housing of Idaho inmates at the private CCA Kit Carson facility in Colorado.  Currently there are 250 Idaho inmates there. The private prison experiment has failed in Idaho and the way in which the contract has been breached is a good reason to end all CCA contracts.  

Lawmakers want out-of-state prisoners brought home

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