Denied: State Supreme Court says Las ...

Denied: State Supreme Court says Las Cruces sales tax increase can't take effect until July 1

There are 1 comment on the Las Cruces Sun-News story from Nov 25, 2013, titled Denied: State Supreme Court says Las Cruces sales tax increase can't take effect until July 1. In it, Las Cruces Sun-News reports that:

LAS CRUCES >> A three-eighth of 1 percent increase to the gross receipts tax approved by the Las Cruces City Council in early September -- and again in October -- will not go into effect until July 1, after a ruling Monday by the New Mexico Supreme Court.

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Albuquerque, NM

#1 Nov 25, 2013
Yep and the city council should be embarrassed right along with the overpaid City Managers.

These fools bypassed the voters - can't put this to a vote. Once they were told it could not pass the way it was they retooled the law and passed it anyway.

Now they are told to wait until July 1 - guess the next thing we will hear is a bunch of whining from them about how the city can't operate and we need to either cut services or increase fees.

Never anything about cutting the top 1% of all wage city employees wages to offset - funny are they not a bunch of progressives that support that kind of thinking (oh wait until it affects them).

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