Representative Bob Davis says lawmakers should consider potential consequences of property tax relief, supports House Bill 45 to put cap on property taxes
With the 2024 Budget Session convening February 12, a number of bills are aimed at providing property tax relief to Wyoming residents.
House District 47 Representative Bob Davis (R - Baggs) said the ramifications of some of the residential property tax relief bills being proposed for the upcoming legislative session need to be weighed against a loss in funding for essential government-funded services.
For example, counties get 17.23 percent of property tax revenues, which they use to provide essential services.
Some legislators are talking about a 50 percent decrease in property taxes, Davi...