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Lodge concerns prompt assembly to vote down bed tax ordinance for now

The Petersburg Borough assembly passed a six-percent, borough-wide sales tax in the second of three reading Monday. However, Concerns from a local lodge owner prompted the Assembly to vote down a borough-wide bed tax in its second reading. As a result, the borough will have to start over with that ordinance, which would extend the four-percent levy on transient accommodations to the broader borough area. Matt Lichtenstein reports: Click here for mobile-friendly audio

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