Thursday, March 20, 2014

Hotel Tax Bill Passes Committee

A bill to help pay for renovations to Rupp Arena is headed to the full house for a vote.

According to reports, the house local government committee passed the bill Wednesday.

It would let the city of Lexington increase the hotel tax from six percent to eight and a half percent.

The change would raise three and a half million dollars a year.

The renovations are expected to cost more than three hundred million dollars.