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Yes or No: 1-cent sales tax debate heats up in Wichita

Sep 26, 2014 - Wichita Business Journal

The debate over the proposed 1-cent sales tax increase that will go before voters in November picked up steam last week, driven by the 28-year head of International Economic Development Council.

Jeff Finkle, president of the IEDC, came to Wichita to speak to the Kansas Policy Institute, calling the jobs fund portion of the proposed sales tax - $80 million of the $400 million generated over five years - the rule and not the exception nationwide.

Finkle, who spoke to the WBJ prior to h...