Sales tax proposal advances for St. Louis Zoo expansion

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ST. LOUIS, MO — The St. Louis County Council advances a plan for a sales tax hike for the St. Louis Zoo. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a final vote is planned next week.

The proposal would ask voters to approve a sales tax increase of one- eighth of one percent to pay for the upkeep of the zoo and a planned expansion in north St. Louis County. It would be on the november sixth ballot.

The City of St. Louis is seeking a similar measure.

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