City to purchase, operate hospital

Published 6:13 pm Tuesday, January 12, 2010

The Troy City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that will put it

in the health care business and raise taxes in Troy.

Troy Regional Medical Center, pending final approval from the city’s

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Health Care Authority Tuesday night, will be owned and operated by the

city of Troy, and current owners will step down.

This will come at the expense of a 1-cent sales tax to be enacted

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