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|From the Reporter|
|The City Council voted 6-2 to approve a hotel-room tax increase that’s projected to pay for three-quarters of the $520 million Convention Center expansion. City hoteliers are expected to vote on the tax hike in April and a final financing plan is planned to go before council in May.|
|Why It Matters|
|The expansion passed yet another hurdle. Many others, including issues beyond financing, remain before the city can stick a shovel in the ground.|
|What About the City’s Budget|
|Council members tried again to cap city taxpayers’ exposure in the financing plan. This time, they were told it was too late.|