Opposition reacts to rejection of sales tax
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Voters turned down the much-discussed Transformation proposal that would have imposed a new half-cent, 10-year economic development sales tax in the city.
With more than 61 percent of the vote, the proposal, which would have raised more than $41 million to complete a list of 30 projects around the city, was defeated Tuesday.
Ed Williams, with the opposition group Citizens for Fair Tax, said the proposed plan was rotten from the beginning and city voters recognized it was a bad plan.
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