Many Counties Hiring Township Assessors Eliminated by State

Many Counties Hiring Township Assessors Eliminated by State

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Part I: Brought On By Property Taxes, Local Government Shakeup Still Unfolding

Legislation passed by the 2008 General Assembly trimmed 1008 township assessing officials to 995 in a matter of months. The 13 surviving township assessors still question the motives and effectiveness of consolidation efforts. Counties assumed the work of the 995 eliminated positions and consequently hired more to deal with the increased load, including many former township officials who just lost their jobs. In part two of a two part series on assessing changes, WFIU’s Daniel Robison explores how these changes are playing out.

Daniel Robison

Daniel started as WFIU's Assistant News Director in July 2008. He graduated with a B.A. in history in 2007 and earned an M.A. in journalism two years later. Daniel hosts Ask the Mayor weekly and the occasional Noon Edition. He also hosts Morning Edition on Thursdays, sleepily. Daniel's beats include everything News Director Stan Jastrzebski wants him to cover. And it feels strange to type biography of myself in the third person like this. So that's that.

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