Disagreements over tax abatement at heart of Orange County Judge's resignation


    Disagreements over tax abatement at heart of Orange Co. judge's resignation

    The Orange County Judge Dean Crooks startled a large crowd when he announced his resignation on Wednesday.

    KFDM/Fox 4 News has learned that Judge Crooks' questions about tax abatement and the heated push back from dozens of business leaders are at the heart of his decision to resign.

    To stop internal fighting, Judge Crooks will leave his position effective next Tuesday, March 19.

    KFDM/Fox 4's Quentin Hope was at an Orange County meeting today (Wednesday), which focused on tax abatement and reports that many who showed up to the meeting didn't expect Crooks to announce his resignation.


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