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Counties could suffer if state lowers property taxes

A report from the Nebraska Department of Revenue finds property taxes rose statewide by almost $170-million between 2012 to 2013. That’s about 5.2%. In Cedar County, land valuations rose more than 21-percent, while taxes levied jumped 5.6%. County Commission chairman Dave McGregor says they control increases to just cover their rising costs. “We use what […]