Michigan tax board bans recording equipment in hearing

By Anne Schieber | Michigan Capitol Confidential

GRAND RAPIDS — Moments before the Grand Rapids Board of Review was to hear testimony on the denial of tax exemption status for the nonprofit Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty the Grand Rapids City Assessor announced a new rule.

“The Board of Review is prohibiting recording equipment inside the hearing,” Assessor Scott Engerson told reporters gathered at the public hearing. Engerson said the Board of Review made the decision and he was simply passing on the information.

at Michigan Capitol Confidential.

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