The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday instructed city attorneys to craft four ballot measures that would raise property, real estate, parking and sales taxes.

Council President Herb Wesson added on Tuesday a proposed sales tax to the three already under consideration; a half-cent sales-tax proposal would increase the total sales tax rate within the city from 8.75% to 9.25% putting it on par with cities like Santa Monica and Inglewood that have the highest rates.

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