Issue 9 passes by overwhelming amount of votes in Cuyahoga County
May 10, 2018 (Cleveland, OHIO) -- According to the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Issue 9, the two-year tax renewal of health and human services received very strong support by voters. The issue passed by an overwhelming 73 percent of votes.
Issue 9 is a 3.9-mill two-year tax renewal that will bring in $104M annually. It will provide treatment for the mentally ill and those addicted to drugs, as well as ensure that last-resort medical care is available to everyone in the county at serveral hospitals and treatment agencies.
"We are truly grateful to the community for its support of the levy and the critical services it provides to our county's most vulnerable populations," said members of the County Action Committee in a statement.
Recovery Resources also recognizes voters for supporting such an important issue. Thanks to you, more people will be able to receive the care they need.