April 14, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: Curt Skoog

Big property tax hikes proposed by most officials in Johnson County

As if past property tax increases that far exceed the change in inflation and population aren’t bad enough, most elected…

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Overland Park Mayor Skoog, staff pushing for (another) 10% property tax hike

Overland Park taxpayers could see their property taxes jump 9.7% for fiscal 2023 — on top of a 10.4% jump…

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Transparency works: 52% of local entities won’t increase property tax

Property tax transparency is working even better than proponents hoped, with 52% of local taxing authorities in Kansas deciding to…

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Mayoral candidate Skoog makes false accusations of KPI

Curt Skoog, a candidate for Overland Park mayor, made some false claims about Kansas Policy Institute and me personally at…

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Overland Park’s lower mill rate doesn’t equate to efficiency

Several Overland Park city council members last week justified voting for a 10% property tax increase by noting that their…

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Overland Park city council won’t be honest with citizens

Last night’s Overland Park revenue neutral hearing showed why Kansans support the new Truth in Taxation law.  Taxpayers are fed…

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