Long Beach voters to decide whether to raise hotel tax to 13% in Tuesday election

Long Beach voters to decide whether to raise hotel tax to 13% in Tuesday election

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March 3, 2020, 7:00 am
They also wrote that increasing the tax even more could push tourists to Orange County cities, like Huntington Beach and Newport Beach, that have lower hotel taxes. “A higher bed tax puts Long Beach at a competitive disadvantage just when we are striving to increase tourism,” they wrote. “It is a City Hall cash grab that will hurt tourism ...
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