Attempts to Chill Free Speech, Local and National:
Every seat was filled as Augusta residents protested the assessment process. Many who came had to sit in the hallway or were turned away. Francis Chester spoke for thousands of county residents as he presented petitions to roll back assessed values.
Don't Challenge County Assessments
Lynn Has More to Say [click to read] about the 'sanctions' the county seeks to impose on Francis Chester. The message they're sending is clear: "Don't mess with us as we assess."