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Reader's View: Now is the time to complain about taxes

I sent all three entities emails asking them to not increase taxes but, rather, to find and to put into effect ways to reduce taxes.

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The News Tribune has featured three articles recently stating that real estate tax increases are being proposed by Mayor Emily Larson of Duluth, by Independent School District 709, and by the St. Louis County Board.

Yes, all three want to raise property taxes. I sent all three entities emails asking them to not increase taxes but, rather, to find and to put into effect ways to reduce taxes. You can do the same if you'd like to not have your real estate taxes increased.

It's easy to reach them. For St. Louis County, email chapmanp@stlouiscountymn.gov . For the school district, email info@ISD709.org . And for Mayor Larson, email info@duluthmn.gov.

Frank Bolos

Duluth

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