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Board discusses 1 percent facilities tax increase

Posted: Friday, Sep 20th, 2013

CLINTON — Clinton school board members discussed the possibility of asking voters for a 1 percent facilities sales tax increase when they go to the polls in March 2014.

The permanent tax, said Superintendent Dr. Jeff Holmes, would not affect purchases of medicine, automobiles, agriculture or unprepared food.

“Essentially,” said Holmes, “when people go to McDonald’s, there would be one cent added on for every dollar you spend.”

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