Petitions delivered to try and get tax increase repeal on the ballot

Tue, Aug 18 2009 — Source: Canton Rep

A group of demonstrators gathered at the Stark County Office Building and walked to the Board of Elections where they delivered petitions in an attempt to put a measure on the ballot to repeal the county sales tax increase. The signatures were collected by the Stark Citizens Right to Vote Committee. County commissioners raised the combined county-state sales and use rate to 6.5 percent in December.

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