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Local Lawmaker Files Bill to Prevent Huge Spikes in Property Taxes

Senator Tony Luetkemeyer (R-Parkville)

A state senator wants to keep Missouri property taxes in check by tying real estate assessments to the rate of inflation. Senator Tony Luetkemeyer of Parkville, says his legislation was prompted by the experience of Missouri property owners the past couple of tax cycles. . .

Luetkemeyer, a Republican, proposes capping the amount real estate assessments can rise at 5-percent or the consumer price index, whichever is greater.

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