Crystal Williams http://kcur.org en Legislators Question Jackson County Sales Tax Backers http://kcur.org/post/legislators-question-jackson-county-sales-tax-backers <p></p><p>A first public hearing before the Jackson County Legislature on a proposed sales tax for medical research drew no outright opposition. &nbsp;<br><br>Legislators do have a hefty array of questions about costs and benefits.</p><p></p><p><br>If sent to and approved by Jackson County voters, the half cent sales tax is estimated to generate about $40 million a year for what has been termed "Translational Medical Research."</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 08:54:55 +0000 Dan Verbeck 42232 at http://kcur.org Legislators Question Jackson County Sales Tax Backers Crystal Williams Defeats Jackson County Chair Henry Rizzo http://kcur.org/post/crystal-williams-defeats-jackson-county-chair-henry-rizzo <p>Most Jackson County legislators will return to their seats after last night's primaries, with the exception of the legislature's chair.</p> Wed, 04 Aug 2010 05:59:09 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 6912 at http://kcur.org Crystal Williams Defeats Jackson County Chair Henry Rizzo