PBS NewsHour

Lancaster, Ohio must shore up its finances or increase taxes

Clip: 10/18/2020 | 6m 8s | Video has closed captioning.

In the central Ohio city of Lancaster, the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic stretched already thin public safety resources. Despite aid from the federal CARES Act, city officials say they need more revenue to fund the fire department and police next year and beyond. Hari Sreenivasan reports from Lancaster, where a campaign is underway to convince voters to raise their own taxes on Election Day.

Aired: 10/18/20

Rating: NR

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