February 6, 2016

OUR VIEW: Charter commissioners should support tax repeal proposals

Voters should be able to repeal certain taxes, and at least one appointee to the Johnson County Charter Commission, Bernie Bianchino, agrees. He’s proposed a series of amendments to the county charter – essentially the county’s constitution – that would give voters the ability to repeal a sales tax or a property tax increase through Continue Reading

Bianchino proposes tax repeal amendments to county charter

Danedri Thompson submissions@gardnernews.com Under Kansas law, voters can organize a petition to raise taxes, but there are no provisions that allow taxpayers to repeal a tax. That’s something Bernie Bianchino would like to see change – at least in Johnson County. Bianchino serves on the Johnson County Charter Commission, a 25-member group charged with determining Continue Reading