Iowa schools look to sales tax for construction projects

Ward, Andrew
February 1999
Bond Buyer;02/24/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30585, p30
Trade Publication
Reports on the March 1999 referendum on a local-option sales tax in Polk County, Iowa. Use of proceeds from the sales tax revenues to build and renovate schools in the county; Features of local-option sales taxes that make them easier to pass and implement; Uncertainty over whether to use sales tax revenues to support bonds or as cash income.


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