Thursday, June 28, 2012

Truly a pole tax

Paying for playing?

Houston slaps fee on strip joints
Houston strip clubs will have to pay a $5-per-customer fee under a new city ordinance, KHOU-TV is reporting.

Money from the fee will help pay for processing a backlog of 4,000 rape kits, the station says.

Attorneys for the topless bar industry say they’ll fight the ordinance in court, arguing that the city needs to come up with another way to pay for processing the rape kits because the court fight will delay collecting the fee, KHOU says.

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