It’s official: County voters will be asked to approve sales tax to support hospital



It had been a while since the chambers of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors were filled up with members of the public.

But that was the case last week when several people showed up to voice support for John C. Fremont Hospital ( JCF).

Hospital officials were seeking approval from the board of supervisors to place a ballot measure on the November ballot. That measure calls for a 1 percent sales tax increase in the county, which will be used over time to generate funds to build a new ...

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