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June 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Eagle editorial: Wichita taxes comparatively low

Mayor Carl Brewer and the Wichita City Council may be ready to raise the sales tax by 1 cent for five years to address needs related to water, economic development, buses and streets, but they would count in November as only seven of 203,051 registered Wichita voters. One worthy talking point for the coming debate emerged last week – that Wichita has a comparatively low sales tax.

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