Facing public heat on a proposal to put a sales tax hike on the countywide ballot for March 18 to pay for a $53 million ballpark to attract the Single-A Tampa Yankees (Florida State League) to Orlando, Marion County commissioners agreed to postpone their decision to work on another way to finance the project. Read more and watch news report here.
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The Ocala (FL) City Council on Tuesday sent a request to the Marion County Commission to put a five-year half-cent sales tax to build a baseball stadium for the Single-A Tampa Yankees (Florida State League) on the ballot no later than March 31 for voter approval. Read more here.