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Fall General Election -- November 6, 2018
The LWV-Beloit, LWV-Janesville, NAACP and JOB, held a candidates forum on Wednesday, July 18, in Beloit for the three candidtes running the the primary election. The two candidates running in the November general election also provided written responses in mid-September to questions posed by the LWV-Janesville.
The candidates provided written responses in mid-September to questions posed by the LWV-Janesville.
Question 2: Should the state legislature enact proposed legislation that closes the Dark Store loopholes, which currently allow commercial retail properties to significantly reduce the assessed valuation and property tax of such properties, resulting in a substantial shift in taxes levied against other tax paying entities, such as residential home owners, and/or cuts in essential services provided by an affected municipality? Yes/No
The LWVJVL provides some background material on the 'Dark Store' referendum: