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Lawmakers in Harrisburg seem no closer to providing tax relief for homeowners.
Friday, August 24, 2012
By Melissa Daniels | PA Independent HARRISBURG — State Rep. Nick Micozzie, R-Montgomery, served on a property tax committee around 12 years ago, he said. The committee also crafted a report to reform school property taxes. And then it failed to secure the votes on any legislation. He said he doesn’t see that changing this time either. “I think we’re going to spin our wheels a lot of times, like I have done over the years,” he said. Micozzie joined 12 other members of the House Select Committee on Property Tax Reform on Monday and heard the same arguments for property tax reform lawmakers made this past session, treading water until a new fiscal analysis comes out in the fall. The committee is expected to file a report on property tax …