Property Tax Challenges

In a year in which record flooding also strapped the finances of local governments, a change to statewide property tax caps had an unintended consequence – less money to municipalities. As Hoosiers saw their sales taxes go up and their property taxes go down, cities and towns saw only the need for even more belt-tightening than a sagging economy already mandated.

Stan Jastrzebski

WFIU/WTIU News Senior Editor Stan Jastrzebski spent time as a reporter with WGN Radio in Chicago and as an editor at Network Indiana, an Indianapolis news service. Stan is the winner of awards from the Associated Press, the RTDNA, the Indiana Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. He hosts WFIU's Ask the Mayor and anchors WTIU's InFocus.

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