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Holden's Baton Rouge Tax Proposal Fails

Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 10:00pm

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) - Baton Rouge residents said no a second time to Mayor-President Kip Holden's tax proposal. The measure was narrowly defeated a year ago - and tonight the no's won by a landslide.

The bond would have improved infrastructure, created new jobs, built new stations for the police and sheriff's office and built a new theme park "Alive."

For many, the main problem with the proposal was the theme park "Alive."

Mayor-President Kip Holden hasn't said if he'll try to get the tax passed a third time.