Passengers Connie Benton, heading to WakeMed, left, and Karen Webster, heading to Rex, right, both of Raleigh, braved the early morning cold before sunrise at the downtown Raleigh Capital Area Transit terminal in February. The N.C. Senate agreed Wednesday to allow Wake authority to hold a half-cent sales tax referendum for improved transit.
Passengers Connie Benton, heading to WakeMed, left, and Karen Webster, heading to Rex, right, both of Raleigh, braved the early morning cold before sunrise at the downtown Raleigh Capital Area Transit terminal in February. The N.C. Senate agreed Wednesday to allow Wake authority to hold a half-cent sales tax referendum for improved transit. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
Passengers Connie Benton, heading to WakeMed, left, and Karen Webster, heading to Rex, right, both of Raleigh, braved the early morning cold before sunrise at the downtown Raleigh Capital Area Transit terminal in February. The N.C. Senate agreed Wednesday to allow Wake authority to hold a half-cent sales tax referendum for improved transit. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
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Wake transit tax plan gets reprieve in NC Senate budget

June 17, 2015 3:23 PM

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