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News - October 17, 2012

Election 2012: Measure A would hike sales tax

by Dave Boyce

A Daly City Catholic hospital is spending big to influence San Mateo County voters on Measure A, a half-cent increase to the sales tax that would generate about $60 million in annual revenues for 10 years for county government. The money would go toward public health and safety, and care for the poor and elderly, proponents say.

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