Chamber official: To reduce property taxes, engage locally

Complaining to state legislators about Nebraska property taxes isn’t the most productive strategy, says Jamie Karl of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Legislators will probably listen politely to your concerns, but they don’t have many tools to do much about them, Karl told the Grand Island Rotary Club on Tuesday. It would be smarter to complain to city and county officials and school board members, Karl said. Even better would be running for office yourself, Karl said.

Karl and Barry Kennedy, also of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, presented their annual legislative outlook to Rotarians. Read More



Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce
309 West Second Street
Grand Island, NE 68801
Phone: 308.382.9210
Fax: 308.382.1154