Voters in Kansas City, Kan., will go to the polls today to decide on an increase in the local sales tax from the current 7.55% to 7.925%.

It is expected to generate an additional $6 million a year. Actual revenue is pegged at $8.3 million, but more than $2 million from dedicated districts is earmarked to debt service on existing sales tax revenue, or STAR, bonds.

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