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Voters saying 'yes' to sales tax increase

Modified: Friday, Nov 9th, 2012

PASO ROBLES If city officials were at one point worried that voters might reject a proposed sales tax measure aimed at fixing the city's crumbling streets, they perhaps had little reason to doubt this week.

On Tuesday, voters in Paso Robles overwhelmingly approved a temporary, supplemental half-cent sales tax increase as a means to generate added revenue that would "go a long way to repair aging roads," City Manager Jim App, confirmed on Wednesday. The results are only preliminary as several thousand remaining ballots are to be counted.

For the complete article see the 11-09-2012 issue.

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