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Subject:  Re: New Tax on Retirees proposed Date:  7/10/2009  8:13 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  15242 of 19741

<<Just don't buy a big house. Illinois relies heavily on property taxes for local gov't and schools.

Oddly enough, WA with its zero state income tax has property taxes that are comparable to OR's, at least in the part of WA that makes up part of the Portland metro area.

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Once again an initiative to cut property taxes has attracted well in excess of the number of signatures to put it on the ballot. Next will be checking to verify that there are suf