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Total Sales Tax Revenues Still Down in Midland and Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND/ODESSA - Officials in both Midland and Odessa are hoping some recent numbers show the economy is bouncing back here in the Basin.

Tall City officials released the May sales tax revenues.

This month's figures show a 7.16% increase from May of last year.

But overall, the total sales tax revenue is still down.

It's a similar story in Odessa.

Officials there tell NewsWest 9, the numbers show a 5.21% increase from may of last year.

But overall, their total sales tax revenue is down almost 16%.

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