Tag: Sales tax

TOPEKA — Kansas’ individual income, retail sales as well as liquor and cigarette tax collections surged in October to deliver $62 million more than projected to the state treasury and offer a slice of budgetary…

Josiah D’Albini of Iola checks in with election clerk Lori Moran before casting his ballot in today’s primary election. Polls are open 7am-7pm. Unaffiliated voters can also weigh in on a vote to renew a…

It’s hard to believe the “new” hospital is seven years old, which I view as a testament to its timeless design and good upkeep. A walk inside still catches my breath, it’s so pretty.  So…

The word “new” is a bit misleading, supporters of a “new sales tax” say. Voters will decide Aug. 4 whether to approve a quarter sales tax to support Allen County Regional Hospital. It’s essentially the…

SEATTLE — Sales of sugar-sweetened beverages at stores in Seattle dropped about 30.5% in the months after the city adopted a tax on such beverages, says a new study that also looked at sales at…

Iola City Council members said Monday they were willing to continue supporting Allen County Regional Hospital, for the next year, in the form of a quarter-cent sales tax. The sales tax, expected to generate around…

HUMBOLDT ? Cole Herder pulled no punches Saturday morning. In a session for public discussion of a half-cent sales tax voters will decide Nov. 5, City Administrator Herder was starkly honest about the need: ?I?d…

HUMBOLDT — Three weeks from today Humboldt voters will decide whether to impose an additional half-cent sales tax to help pay for street improvements. City Administrator Cole Herder told council members Monday night he anticipates…

Iola City Council members indicated a willingness to find a compromise when it comes to financial support of Allen County Regional Hospital. At issue is the annual $300,000 payment the city makes to the county,…

A $300,000 question lingered over budget talks for Iola City Council members Wednesday. Last fall, Iola voters overwhelmingly extended a half-cent sales tax, noting the proceeds have helped fund a number of major street projects…