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Brandon Votes for Tax Increase

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Citizens in Brandon have voted to increase the city's restaurant tax. The vote was nearly 3-to-1 in favor of the increase.

The final vote totals: 1,708 For, 590 Against.

Voters said yes to add another 2% to the tax, which will now be 9% on prepared food and drinks.

The extra revenue will be used to fund tourism and recreation in Brandon.


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