Racine County has given the go ahead to a November advisory referendum on a potential additional tax for mass transit. The tax is part of legislation at the capitol that would help fund any number of projects including high speed rail, KRM or buses. County Supervisor Rusty Clark said it’s time to play offense instead of defense for a change.
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Supervisor Q.A. Shakoor said pending state legislation already covers local concerns about the funding source.
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Three dozen citizens addressed supervisors before the vote, about evenly divided between referendum supporters and those claiming the resolution language is flawed.
Contributed by Tom Karkow-WRJN