Is ag property tax right remedy? (commentary)

Is ag property tax right remedy? (commentary)

KANSAS state Sen. Jeff Melcher (R., Leawood) has just introduced a bill that would value agricultural property the same as any other property in his high-income suburb of Kansas City, Kan.

Pushing his concept forward, he said the current statute "is designed to artificially produce extraordinarily low farmland values."

His suggestion is much more than a slight bump up in taxes. It is a Muhammad Ali one-two combination punch

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