Jacinthia Jones

Voters approved a sales tax increase for police, firefighters – and maybe pre-K, too

By Updated: October 11, 2019 4:33 PM CT | Published: October 11, 2019 4:00 AM CT

The sales tax will fund pension and healthcare benefits for police and firefighters, but prekindergarten is also a beneficiary of the referendum. Just how much money is likely to go toward early education efforts in the city is unknown. 


Pre-K Sales Tax Referendum Seeding Success

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