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BCR defends property tax ballot initiative

A campaign calling for residential property taxes to be cut by 50% is not just about saving folks money.

The most important aim of the ballot initiative is to make sure Wyomingites aren’t priced out of their own homes, say the three people who launched the campaign, but the secondary goal is about freedom.

Specifically, BCR Voter Initiatives wants to empower the people to take back control of their government affairs and once again have a say in the future of their state.

The campaign has caused controversy, particularly with those responsible for the financial health of Wyoming, as it would c...