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Connect Transit, Economic Development Leading Contenders For Sales Tax Revenue

Oct 6, 2015

Cheryl Gaines, Chris Koos and Willis Kern discuss Normal's sales tax revenue priorities
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The town of Normal could generate more than $6 million in additional revenue once the 1% sales tax increase goes into effect next year. A quarter of that is earmarked to community-wide mental health improvements. The remainder is up for grabs.

WGLT's Willis Kern talks with Mayor Chris Koos and long-time council member Cheryl Gaines about other options for spending the funds, and how the process will play out.