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Hospital tax initiative to be in board's hands, not citizens

In an unexpected turn of events, the John C. Fremont ( JCF) Healthcare District is now taking the reins on its sales tax initiative for the June 2022 election.

But that wasn’t what the district intended in the first place.

After the failed Measure N attempt by the health care district in November 2020, efforts to “save the hospital” through another 1 percent sales tax have been currently headed by a citizen’s group: Citizens to Save the Hospital — that is until last Tuesday.

The JCF hos...

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