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Property Tax Relief & Accountability

While pushing for fiscal restraint, Russ has also always fought against higher taxes and been a watchdog for families. During the pandemic, Russ fought to make sure federal relief dollars flowed directly to small businesses, schools, and law enforcement agencies.

He supported first-time residential homeowner exemptions of $5,000. or 1.5 percent of the home’s value, while also backing increases in the property tax exemption for seniors over 65 and the disabled. He’s done that while supporting overall property rate cuts.