Sorry, it sounds like a great cause but NOBODY should be talking about raising taxes during historic inflation.
Thankfully, the local politico was shut down . . . Here's the aftermath . . .
"Jackson County Legislator Tony Miller said the 1/8th of a cent of a $1 sales tax increase would amount to a $50 a year increase on a Jackson County family of four. Republican legislator Jeanie Lauer had more questions about the measure at Jackson County’s legislature meeting . . . The ordinance was not approved Monday. Miller said there will be a public hearing Monday, July 25 at the county legislature’s next meeting at the courthouse."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The 1/8 of a cent of $1 in sales tax money currently goes to the Children's Services Fund of Jackson County. There's a chance that rate could double though. "With the idea of the pandemic and everything else that's affected child services, the need is definitely there," Democratic legislator Tony Miller said.