Follow Prenzler's lead

March 11, 2014 

I am happy to see Madison County Treasurer Kurt Prenzler respond to the nefarious tax-buying fraud and collusion that was fostered by former treasurer, now felon, Fred Bathon.

Prenzler has made the effort and taken the initiative to combine-post online complete tax sale reports for all property tax auctions going back to 2002.

It would be nice to see our neighboring counties follow Prenzler's leadership on openness and transparency. Further, the recent arrests and subsequent convictions of several well-funded, politically connected tax buyers demands it.

Brad VanHoose

Belleville

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