Referendum for sales tax hikes ready for voters in Little Rock

Sanders, Lisa
March 1999
Bond Buyer;03/18/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30601, p32
Trade Publication
Reports on the referendum on sales-tax hikes in Little Rock, Arkansas. Use of the tax to pay capital improvements; Payment for operations; Budget of the city.


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