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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 11/15/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Nov 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

COLORADO

Taxpayer group sues water district over mill levy increase
The Fort Morgan Times
A Colorado taxpayer group has filed a class action lawsuit in the 13th Judicial District Court in Logan County to try to overturn a mill levy increase by the Lower South Platte Water Conservancy District…


MAINE

Winslow to launch two-year project to ensure properties are assessed correctly
Central Maine
Winslow Assessor Judy Mathiau says the longer-than-normal time frame is intended to obtain more-realistic and accurate fair market values for...


MISSISSIPPI

It was once the state's largest shopping mall. Now it is owned by the State of Mississippi.
Magnolia State Live
What was once Mississippi's largest shopping mall when it opened in 1978 is now owned by the State of Mississippi more than four decades later.


PENNSYLVANIA

Delco challenges tax-exempt properties, says school districts are shortchanged millions
Whyy.org
At the behest of Delaware County Council, the county Board of Assessment is reviewing all tax-exempt properties, to identify for-profit entities currently receiving tax abatements.


TEXAS

Will Real Estate Ever Be Normal Again?
The New York Times Magazine 
The third time Drew Mena's manager asked him about relocating to Austin, Texas, he and his wife, Amena Sengal, began to seriously consider it


Shift to renewables could slash school funding, study finds
Houston Chronicle 
As oil and gas companies slowly become sources of cleaner energy, Texas schools may pay part of the price, according to research from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy


I-Team Investigation Results In New Texas Law Protecting Homeowners From Unexpected Taxes
CBS Local
The homebuyers moved into new housing developments built by some of the biggest builders in Texas; however, some of them said no one told them they were also moving into a public improvement district…

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John Brusniak

John Brusniak, Jr. is the dean of Texas property tax litigation.  He was licensed to practice law in 1976,   His early career involved general litigation and appellate work in both the federal and state courts until he was handed his first property tax matter.  It arose prior to the implementatio...

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