Sales taxes key to avoiding tax vote

By Adam Strunk   A sales tax meant, in part, to lower property taxes has ended up providing the City of Newton with a mechanism to raise them. In 2006, 52 percent of Harvey County voters approved a one-cent sales tax increase. That meant an extra penny on every gallon

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