Keith Brown (left) celebrated with Keith Thomas on Tuesday after the passage of a proposed 1/8-cent sales tax during an election watch party at the Freedom Inc. offices in Kansas City. The tax will raise an estimated $8.6 million a year for 10 years to help economic development solely in the city's central core.
Keith Brown (left) celebrated with Keith Thomas on Tuesday after the passage of a proposed 1/8-cent sales tax during an election watch party at the Freedom Inc. offices in Kansas City. The tax will raise an estimated $8.6 million a year for 10 years to help economic development solely in the city's central core. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com
Keith Brown (left) celebrated with Keith Thomas on Tuesday after the passage of a proposed 1/8-cent sales tax during an election watch party at the Freedom Inc. offices in Kansas City. The tax will raise an estimated $8.6 million a year for 10 years to help economic development solely in the city's central core. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com

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