“Eat for Education” is set to expire at the end of June next year. The two-year, 2% meals tax increase was enacted last year to help provide $8 million to Roanoke city schools over two years at a time of reduced state funding. City and school officials say the program’s first year has more than lived up to its promise, but as News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones reports, there’s little evident talk now of any new tax to take its place next year.[audio:https://wfirnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/06-14-EFE-Future-Wrap3-WEB.mp3|titles=06-14 EFE Future Wrap3-WEB]
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