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Jackson to Vote on One Percent Sales Tax Hike, Town Hall Set

JACKSON, Miss.–The capital city is set to vote next month on a sales tax increase proposed by Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.

The mayor said the city needs over $1 billion in city infrastructure work done and the proposed hike could raise as much as $15 million next year.

A town hall meeting to talk about the proposition is set for Monday night at Anderson United Methodist Church South at 1315 West McDowell Road in south Jackson at 6 p.m.

The city votes on January 14.



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