Following state legislation approved earlier this year, Anoka and Ramsey counties of the Twin Cities metropolitan region last week voted to enact a quarter-cent sales tax beginning this July to pay for transit projects.

Hennepin County is expected to approve the tax as soon as this week and three other counties in the region are still deciding whether to impose the tax. Carver County has rejected the tax because part of the county is rural and does not rely on public transit.

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