Fort Worth Voters Decide Today On Sales Tax That Funds Police Department

Fort Worth Voters Decide Today On Sales Tax That Funds Police Department

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Fort Worth voters will decide today whether to approve a ten-year extension for a half-cent sales tax that helps fund the police department. The "crime tax" was first approved in 1995, when there was a violent crime wave in the city. Fort Worth Police Officers Association president Manny Ramirez says the crime tax's 80-million-dollars a year is a quarter of the department's budget. Fort Worth has nearly doubled in population since then, but crime is down more than ... Maggiori informazioni

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