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Washington voters approve hotel-motel tax

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Voters in the southeast Iowa community of Washington Tuesday approved a new hotel-motel tax.  

KCII Radio in Washington reports 380 residents voted in favor of the tax, while 127 voted no.

The measure sailed to victory with 75% approval.

Washington has never had a hotel-motel tax. It will go into effect January 1st, 2018.

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