DALLAS — Proponents of a plan to finance capital improvements in Little Rock with a sales tax increase began a campaign Tuesday to gain public approval for Mayor Mark Stodola’s proposal.

Voters in Arkansas’ capital and largest city will decide Sept. 13 whether to raise the sales tax rate to 1.5% from 0.5%. The rate has not been raised since it was first levied in 1992.

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