Senate Republicans and Democrats join to
discuss property tax relief
16, 2013- Hanson Quickel
HARRISBURG- Homeowners and community members
discussed the current property tax system on Tuesday with a bipartisan state
Senate panel, focusing on alternatives to better meet the needs of property
owners, seniors and school districts.
state Senate Majority Policy Committee and Democratic Policy Committee hosted a
joint roundtable discussion at the Capitol to examine ways to reform the
state’s property tax system to provide relief for those facing tax increases.
discussion featured input from several groups, including the Pennsylvania Farm
Bureau, Pennsylvania Coalition of Taxpayer Associations, Pennsylvania
Association of Realtors, Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
National Federation of Independent Businesses, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy
Center, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, and
the Anderson Economic Group.