AUDIO: House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler checks in with legislative update

House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler says affordable housing is a top-of-mind issue as the 2022 Legislative Session kicks into high gear.

With only weeks left in the regular session, legislators are working to find the best use for the state’s historic $9.25 billion surplus.

Property tax valuations across the state are on the rise, and while property taxes are established on a local level, the assessment formula is directed by state statutes.

Listen below to hear the full interview with Rep. Winkler.


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