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Bertino-Tarrant votes to freeze property taxes

8/12/2015, 1:48 p.m.
Homeowners could see meaningful relief under a proposed two-year property tax freeze that State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) supported in ...

Homeowners could see meaningful relief under a proposed two-year property tax freeze that State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) supported in the Illinois Senate.

“As I talk to residents in our district, their number one concern is controlling rising property tax bills. I voted to offer them relief,” Bertino-Tarrant said.

Senate Bill 318, passed by the Illinois Senate this week with a vote of 37-1-18, will provide relief for Illinois homeowners by freezing property taxes for two years.

“We need to do what we can to help working families and seniors find additional savings,” Bertino-Tarrant said.

It passed the Senate with Bertino-Tarrant’s support this week and now moves to the Illinois House for consideration.