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Chattanooga business owner against tax increase

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CHATTANOOGA. (WRCB)-- A Chattanooga business owner is trying to drum up support to stop the proposed property tax increase.

Brandon Lewis has built a web site called

He says many small businesses will see tens of thousands of dollars in property tax increases and that could cause layoffs.

Lewis says he just want to give residents and business owners a voice.

"We're trying to get the word out that folks should be aware that this is coming down the pipe and you need to let your city council person know that you'd not stand for a 33-percent tax increase and frankly we do not stand for any increase", says Lewis.

Lewis says the campaign will focus on council members who support the tax increase, so their constituents are better educated.

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