Abusing the truth on property taxes
You may have found one in the mail - a colorful flier blasting the property tax cut proposal on the Jan. 29 ballot.
"Vote no on Amendment 1," it pleads. "It's a tax scam our schools can't afford.
"$3 billion stripped out of education budget."
It's a dramatic appeal, but not entirely true. The mailer grossly overstates the projected cuts to schools. (PolitiFact story here)