What Does an Assessor Do?

Washoe County’s 60-person Assessor’s Office has two primary functions – to identify taxable property and then, using Nevada state laws and regulations, determine its taxable value. I intend to expand the work of the office. I will lead the office to perform Washoe-specific analyses related to

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Columnist Exposes the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

When I signed on to manage Chip’s campaign for Assessor, I expected it to be a challenging contest, but this race has taken some wild and ugly turns. We’ve experienced personal attacks, lies and innuendos, cyber attacks, and disappearing and vandalized campaign signs. As Reno Gazette

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Cyber Attacks on our Washoe County Election

You’re never going to believe this. There is a significant, sophisticated, multi-time zone cyber attack underway, directed at our Washoe County election, and my campaign is being used as a vehicle for that. Yes, you read that correctly. Long story short, online hackers hijacked a

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Let’s Keep Seniors in Their Homes

Rising property taxes can make it difficult for seniors and others on fixed incomes to stay in their homes. Nevada has a protection of sorts in the form of a 3% cap on how much property tax payments can rise from year to year. There will be many ideas floated in the next Nevada state […]

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