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City Council Raises Hotel Tax To Pay For Spokane Public Facilities District's Expansion Project

SPOKESMAN Reporter Jonathan Brunt: Supporters of the $65 million project expanding the Spokane Convention Center and Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena used bold print and an exclamation point for one of their main selling points: "It does not raise or create any new taxes!"

The statement and five similar no-new-tax pledges were made in a political ad mailed to thousands of Spokane households leading to an April vote approving the extension of sales and lodging taxes from 2033 to 2043 to pay for the construction. click here to read the full article

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