Pres. Jackson’s bill to increase property tax relief for Vets earns Senate approval

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, the Maine Senate unanimously approved a bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that would increase property tax relief for Maine veterans.  LD 576, “An Act To Increase Property Tax Relief for Veterans” increases the exemption amount from $6,000 to $10,000 for eligible Maine veterans. “This past weekend, Mainers all across the state paid […]

Pres. Jackson introduces legislation to expand property tax relief for veterans

Too often, our servicemen and women struggle to return to civilian life. At the same time, the property taxes in this state are out-of-control. This bill seeks to alleviate the property tax burden and give some modest relief to those who served our country. I’m hopeful that Democrats, Republicans and Independents can come together to pass this measure.