www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Flamingo up in flames -10/18/2014, 6:58 PM

TV psychic coming to Salina -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Libertarian shares different philosophy -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Hoteliers placing big bets on Garden City -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Former city IT director charged with sex crimes against children -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Federal, state officials celebrate Hugoton ethanol plant -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Area optometrists attend eyecare conference -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Kingman County voters weigh in on new law center

Published on -10/29/2013, 5:40 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

KINGMAN, Kan. (AP) -- Kingman County voters were deciding in a special election whether to approve a new sales tax and the extension of an existing one to pay for a new law enforcement center and county jail.

If approved Tuesday, the taxes which would pay for an $11.8 million facility in Kingman to replace the current law enforcement center that was built in 1959. The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/16HCHRX) reports voters are being asked to approve a new one-quarter-cent sales tax and extend an existing three-quarter-cent sales tax.

The new tax would go into effect July 1 of next year and continue for 20 years, while the existing tax -- which was approved in 2010 for road and bridge projects -- would be extended for an additional 20 years starting in 2021.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News
AP Nation-World News

View this site in another language.