BREAKING NEWS: Voters approve 1% sales tax referendum

The Mississippi Link Newswire

ap-mississippi-votes-4_3Voters in the city of Jackson have approved a 1-cent sales tax increase to help pay for improvements to the city’s infrastructure, including road repair and replacement of aging water pipes.

With 97% of the vote counted:

For: 14,388 (90%)

Against: 1,581 (10%)