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HOUSTON ADDS CAR RENTAL TO HOTEL TAX FOR PARK CONSTRUCTION
Published September 18, 1997
The cost of renting a car in Harris County, TX, will increase 5% on October 1 after a tax was imposed Wednesday to help finance construction of Houston's new ballpark, according to John Williams of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The newly created Harris County/Houston Sports Authority imposed the tax one week after imposing a 2% The rental car tax was set "after board members got their first look at the latest design for a proposed retractable-roof baseball park the authority is expected to start building later this year." Authority members and project architects "promised" that the stadium "will come in at no more" than $250M and open by April 1, 2000 (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 9/18).