Let’s now go after a serious problem: let’s do something about the school property taxes which are about two-thirds higher than our other property taxes. This is uncalled for — 40,000 people losing their homes and around 350,000 foreclosures each year because of increasing school taxes, especially of those on limited income and on unemployment. To add insult to injury, you will never own your home when the mortgage is paid off to enjoy your golden years. Our system is archaic, and it has been for decades, and nothing was being done while those Neros in office watched people’s homes burn down. Today, it’s the same sorry excuses. If we can send man to the moon, why not!
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Members of AFSCME Council 13, subchapter 8702, and the general public—about 20 people in total—gathered Thursday afternoon at the Luzerne County West Side Annex located on the grounds of the Wyoming Valley Airport to learn more about SB 76, the Property Tax Independence Act