Tag: half-cent tax
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A.G. GancarskiJuly 15, 2016

The highlight of the most recent campaign finance report for “Yes for Jacksonville” was on the spending side. The political committee is promoting a yes vote on the Aug. 30 referendum to extend a current half-cent sales tax to address the unfunded pension liability. There was $150,000 committed to media advertising, part of a $193,000 spend that […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 22, 2016

On Wednesday, the Associated Builders & Contractors Florida First Coast Chapter announced its support of the Yes for Jacksonville campaign, designed to generate a yes vote in the Aug. 30 pension tax referendum. “We’re  pleased to see Mayor Curry and City Council taking steps to resolve the pension issue with the half-cent extension,” said Janet Masterson, ABC Board Chair. […]


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