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County assessor wants new oversight of tax districts

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 19th, 2013

Lincoln County Assessor Rob Thomas is up to his eyeballs in tax districts but lacks the authority to monitor each entity for compliance with state budget laws. He supports the idea of establishing a statewide agency to oversee and assist agencies that impose $93.5 million in property taxes in Lincoln County.(Photo by Rick Beasley)

NEWPORT Awash in more than 70 tax districts, each with a hand outstretched for money, Lincoln County Assessor Rob Thomas is joining other revenue officials around the state to push for new oversight of taxing entities.

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