Pennsylvania Property Taxes

Matt Rourke / AP

The constitutional amendment that Pennsylvania voters approved Tuesday could eventually lead to reductions in the state's heavy dependence on property taxes, but it is only a tiny step in that direction.

Allegheny County / Campaign of Mike Dell

Voters in the Eastern municipalities of Allegheny County will chose between a longtime incumbent and an accountant for County Council’s District 8 seat Nov. 7.

Property Assessment Reform Bill Clears Pennsylvania House

Sep 28, 2017
Emily Previti/OpenStreetsMap

Pennsylvania counties can go decades without updating their property values due to relatively lax state laws, with results that are inequitable for taxpayers.

Kevin McCorry / WHYY

A telecom technician by trade, Schuylkill County homeowner Ron Boltz is not your typical suit-and-tie Harrisburg lobbyist.