Friday, December 20, 2019
JACKSON COUNTY CONFRONTS LITANY OF PROPERTY TAX LAWSUITS!!!
The most effective critics of the Courthouse have one provable talking point that's much better than maps, data and political arguments:
Missouri law mandates Jackson County to provide PHYSICAL INSPECTIONS of property when taxes rise more than 15%. Those rules were not followed in the overwhelming majority of cases this year.
There's no defending the County's mistake. The current Administration simply did not follow the rules for the vast majority of properties.
Accordingly . . .
KCTV5 HAS OFFERED SOME OF THE VERY BEST KANSAS CITY JOURNALISM DOCUMENTING THE HOT MESS!!!
Better than the newspaper and with more consistency than any other TV station . . . They've offered a groundbreaking series of stories that have sparked public policy reaction at the State level and quite a few legal debates on the way for 2020.
Here's their latest report that's worth another look for those who haven't seen it yet:
Developing . . .