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KCMO voters approve 2 of 3 questions on ballot

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Voters in Kansas City, MO, decided the fate of three questions when they voted in Tuesday's election and they passed two of the three.

The first question covers an ambulance levy and would renew the healthcare property tax - its money funds Truman Medical Center, ambulance services and other nonprofit clinics for healthcare for the poor. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, the majority of voters are in favor of renewing the healthcare property tax.

The second question looks at a tax for convention centers and tourism and would extend the hotel tax to require nonprofit groups to also pay a city hotel convention tax. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, 78 percent of voters are in favor of requiring nonprofit groups to pay the existing tax.

The third question covers a nuclear weapons ordinance and would prohibit the city from giving any assistance to future businesses involved in the manufacturing of nuclear weapons. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, the majority of the voters are against prohibiting Kansas City from providing assistance to the companies.

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