Opposition to Jefferson City lodging tax hike emerges

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While the supporters of the proposed 4 cent lodging tax increase indicate that approving the piece of legislation will be a good thing and will not affect voters, not everyone necessarily agrees with that sentiment.

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A growing number of Jefferson City hotel owners have raised concerns about how the lodging tax would be increased from 3 cents to 7 cents per dollar. They say the 4-cent increase would affect their business, as well as voters.

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