Los Angeles Transit Agency Recommends 1/2 Cent Sales Tax Boost

  • Voters could decide new tax, extending current levy in 2016
  • Taxes would yield $120 billion for highways and mass transit

Voters in Los Angeles County, California, could vote next year on extending and raising their sales taxes, already among the highest in the U.S., to fund more than $120 billion in new highway, mass transit and bicycle projects in the region with the second-worst traffic congestion in the country.

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