Stockton Sales-Tax Vote Passes Despite City Leaders' BickeringThe big focus Tuesday was whether the council would approve a three-quarter-cent sales-tax increase on the ballot. But it seemed that just trying to get through the meeting was a challenge.
Stockton Ponders Sale Tax Increase To Pay For More CopsThe concern is how the cash will be spent. The plan would lead to the hiring of 120 officers in an understaffed police department, while at the same keeping the city afloat.