Patrick Tuohey

Special taxing districts are political subdivisions formed to fund specific services and improvements such as fire protection and infrastructure. In practice, however, they often allow narrow special interests to tax the public for their own private gain while allowing little or no public input or oversight. Learn more about reforming special taxing districts: https://showmeinstitute.org/blog/subsidies/2018-blueprint-special-taxing-districts

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Patrick Tuohey
Patrick Tuohey
Senior Fellow of Municipal Policy

Patrick Tuohey works with taxpayers, media, and policymakers to foster understanding of the conse