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Placer County To Consider Transportation Tax

Placer County voters will be asked to approve a half-cent sales tax increase with the money to be used for road improvement projects. If approved, the tax would last for 30 years, and would be projected to raise about one-point-six billion dollars for improvements. County Supervisor Jim Holmes is also on the Transportation Commission. He says smaller towns in the county would get a significant portion of that money…

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Almost 45 percent will go to major highways and roads, with alot of that slated to improve the Highway 65 interchange with Interstate 80. The measure needs a two-thirds vote for approval, and Holmes says chances of it passing are good…

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The Board of Supervisors approved the measure to be placed on the ballot at its meeting last week.

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