Community Happenings & Updates

Ryan Featured on Jim Mason's Inconvenient Truth 8/17

Ryan joined Jim Mason on his "Inconvenient Truth" program on WLBK on August 17th.  Ryan jumps in around the 36-minute mark to discuss tax expenditures in District 428 (DeKalb).

A few eye-popping statistics:

  • From 2009 to 2016, property values in DeKalb County decreased $487M.
  • During that same time frame ('09 to '16):
    • Taxpayer Pension Contributions went from $175,000 to $1.35M.
    • Transportation Budget went from $1.045,000 to $8.3M.
    • Special Education Budget went from $1,045,000  to $5.3M.

Listen this this episode here:  Jim Mason's Inconvenient Truth 8/17/17

Jim airs every week on WLBK 98.9/1360 every Thursday at 9:10 a.m.  Check out Jim's website,, to learn more.

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