#politics | Politics Chat: Backers Of Metro Expansion Ballot Issue Launch An Expensive Campaign


Issue 7 – a 0.8% increase in the Hamilton County sales tax – will be the biggest ballot issue voters in Hamilton County will decide in the March 17 primary. It would provide $135 million a year for repair of roads and bridges in the county, along with expansion of the Metro bus system. The bus system expansion would get the bulk of the money.

WVXU Senior Political Analyst Howard Wilkinson talked to News Director Maryanne Zeleznik about how the Move Forward-Yes On Issue 7 campaign plans to spend approximately $1.3 million to sell the plan to suburban and city voters alike.



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