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October 20, 2022

Amendment 2 Opposed at Marshall County Town Hall

The Intelligencer – Elected officials and Marshall County residents met at a town hall meeting Wednesday evening to discuss continued opposition to Amendment 2.

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About 30 people were in attendance at the meeting, which was sponsored by the Marshall County Commission and held at the Moundsville Volunteer Fire Department. Commissioner John Gruzinskas served as moderator, while several other elected officials, as well as a representative from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, voiced their concerns with the proposed amendment which will be on the ballot in November.

Amendment 2 would provide the legislature with authority to exempt tangible machinery and equipment used in business activity, as well as the personal property tax on motor vehicles paid by individuals. It also would give the Legislature spending control over 27% of all property taxes collected.

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