Cloud County Residents Reject Sales Tax Increase

By: WIBW (Written by Kion Hudson)
By: WIBW (Written by Kion Hudson)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Voters in Cloud County have rejected a proposed sales tax for a new hospital.

The increase would have provided about half of the 30 million dollars needed for a new facility in Concordia. 1,699 people voted against the sales tax increase,1,387 were for it. A margin of 312 votes.

Cloud County Health Center CEO Jim Wahlmeier says hospital officials will continue to look for ways to pay for the project.

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