Tuesday, June 02, 2020
KANSAS CITY FIREFIGHTERS STAY WINNING QUESTION 1 SALES TAX INCREASE AMID COVID-19 SICKENING VOTER TURNOUT!!!
Actually, turnout was more than most expected but still not enough to push back this vote that many tax fighters claim was "rigged" for a slam dunk victory . . .
NPR: Kansas City Voters Raise The Sales Tax To Generate $21 Million More A Year For Firefighters
"About 55% of Kansas Citians who voted in Jackson, Clay, Platte and Cass counties approved the increase, with 45% voting against it. According to unofficial results, turnout was about 11 percent of registered voters.
"The proposal doubles the existing sales tax for fire services to a half-cent through 2036. It would generate an estimated $21 million more per year, or more than $300 million over the life of the tax."
Developing . . .