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Arch Tax Vote

This show explains Proposition P, also known as the Arch Tax. A bill set to beautify the Gateway Arch and surrounding counties parks and communities has faced support from private and public organization as well as backlash. Participants and panelists will explain the bills push for environmental sustainability to encourage greater business and quality of life in St. Louis. Others will explains how the bills regionalism prohibits counties like St. Charles from benefiting from the bill $780 million taxed dollars.

Prop P is for people, parks and possibilities” – Bruce Lindsey

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Mayor Slay Cruises to Fourth Term, Arch Tax Passes

Mayor Slay Cruises to Fourth Term, Arch Tax Passes

By Rachel Lippmann and Tim Lloyd, St. Louis Public Radio. The so-called Arch Tax was approved last night by voters in both St. Louis City and County and its supporters say the money will strengthen parks. The 3/16th of a cent sales tax cruised to victory in the city with 67more …

Arch/Parks Tax, St. Louis Regionalism and what’s next – NextSTL

Arch/Parks Tax, St. Louis Regionalism and what’s next - NextSTL

By Alex Ihnen, Next STL. Proposition P was approved by voters in the City of St. Louis by a wide margin yesterday. County voters passed the measure as well, meaning the 3/16% sales tax increase to fund local parks, recreation trails and the Arch grounds will be in effect formore …

Proposition P’s passage spurs relief — and action — for its beneficiaries

Proposition P’s passage spurs relief -- and action -- for its beneficiaries

By Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Beacon. Much like a river itself, Proposition P has taken a meandering path. The sales tax increase had toweave its way through the General Assembly, be placed on the ballot by local legislatures and receive affirmative votes in St. Louis and St. Louis County.more …

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