Referendum on sales tax cancelled for November

Mon, Jul 20 2009 — Source: Star News Online

The New Hanover County commissioners withdrew a one-quarter cent sales tax referendum from the November ballot, and will instead consider putting it before the voters in May 2010. The main reason for changing course was because of uncertainty in Raleigh, where state legislators are considering increasing the sales tax to help close the state’s budget gap, the commissioners said Monday.

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