When Meijer Inc. last month nearly halved the taxable value of its 195,000-square-foot store in Marquette just a year after it opened, the move set off an outcry from advocates for local government. 

Michigan legislators hope to make another go with a bill aimed at curbing a tax loophole popular with large retailers.

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With a decades-long background as a real estate appraiser, State Rep. David Maturen believes he’s the right legislator to curb a controversial practice for property tax appeals that drains municipal coffers. 

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