Taxpayers prove stingy despite strong economy, support for Democrats

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Taxpayers prove stingy despite strong economy, support for Democrats

Funding for infrastructure improvements did not get support locally, statewide
Asking for a tax increase in 2018 proved tough. In La Plata County, only Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District successfully passed an increase.
Voters cast ballots Tuesday during the 2018 General Election. More than 60 percent of Durango voters opposed the city’s request to raise sales and property taxes, which would have raised up to $187.5 million through 2043.

Taxpayers prove stingy despite strong economy, support for Democrats

Asking for a tax increase in 2018 proved tough. In La Plata County, only Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District successfully passed an increase.
Voters cast ballots Tuesday during the 2018 General Election. More than 60 percent of Durango voters opposed the city’s request to raise sales and property taxes, which would have raised up to $187.5 million through 2043.

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