Interim Committee on Local Taxes
Speaker Elijah Haahr formed the Interim Committee on Oversight of Local Taxation to see how “local governments are determining taxes and are impacted by current tax policy.” Rep. J. Eggleston is chairing the committee. See the committee members here.
What It Means
The Republican-dominated General Assembly, after a decade of cutting state taxes, is increasingly turning its gaze to the local governments. In the tug-of-war between conservative banners of “low taxes” and “local control,” taxes seems to be winning.