Claims of potential layoffs and public safety concerns are inaccurate, according to the Madison County Treasurer. A petition drive is underway that could cap property taxes in the county, which the sheriff and state's attorney say could have public safety ramifications.
Kurt Prenzler tells The Big Z claims that capping the tax could mean layoffs for deputies, jailers, probation officers and prosecutors is not factual.
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Prenzler says to get the question on the ballot requires the collection of 17,000 signatures by May 1.