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State Senate to vote on MTA tax hike

August 26, 2008 6:07:37 AM PDT
The State Senate is expected to tackle a bill on Tuesday allowing a proposed half-cent sales tax in Los Angeles County to go on the November ballot.The tax would generate an estimated $40 billion for transportation projects.

The bill needs approval from the Senate because if passed, the tax would push the county's sales tax above the legal limit.


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