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Tax increase measure to go to Ventura voters

The Ventura City Council, as expected, decided late Monday to go to voters in November to raise the local sales by a half-cent, and are hoping they warm to the possible $10 million it could raise for added police and enhanced local services. Ending weeks of deliberations, the council voted 6-1 to move forward with a general half-cent tax increase, which would expire after four years. A general tax needs only a simple majority to pass. For the full story click here

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