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AUDIO RELEASE: Arnold sponsors measure giving tax relief to LaPorte homeowners
Start Date: 3/18/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 3/18/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
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INDIANAPOLIS—THE INDIANA SENATE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED A MEASURE ON MONDAY SPONSORED BY STATE SENATOR JIM ARNOLD (D-LAPORTE) TO PROVIDE LAPORTE RESIDENTS WITH A PROCESS FOR MINIMIZING PROPERTY TAX DEBT. HOUSE BILL (HB) 1261 WOULD ALLOW ELIGIBLE LAPORTE COUNTY HOMEOWNERS TO RECEIVE DEDUCTIONS IN DELAYED PROPERTY TAXES FOR ALL ASSESSMENT DATES RATHER THAN A CURRENT ASSESSMENT DATE.

ARNOLD’S MEASURE IS IN RESPONSE TO ONGOING ISSUES WITH THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES IN LAPORTE COUNTY AND IT’S HIS HOPE THIS LEGISLATION WILL PROVIDE A RESOLUTION TO DELAYED TAX BILLINGS.

SEN. ARNOLD: “It would allow the Treasurer, the Assessor and Auditor to mail out one tax bill at the end of this year. No more reconciliation statements…”

http://www.in.gov/legislative/senate_democrats/files/audio/Arnold.LaPorteCoPassage.031813.MP3

(Length – 00:40)

AFTER UNANIMOUSLY PASSING OUT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS AND THE FULL SENATE BY A VOTE OF 47-0, HB 1261 WILL NOW RETURN TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WHERE THE AUTHOR OF THE BILL WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO CONSIDER CHANGES MADE IN THE SENATE.

For more information on Sen. Arnold, his legislative agenda or other State Senate business call 1-800-382-9467 or visit www.IN.gov/S8.

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NOTE: A photo of Sen. Jim Arnold can be downloaded at: http://www.in.gov/legislative/senate_democrats/images/headshots/Arnold.jpg

Contact Information:
Name: Elise Shrock-Mannies
Phone: 317-232-9496
Email: emannies@iga.in.gov
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