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By David Martin

Future of tax proposal questioned


The future of a special election to create a 1% sales tax in Sweetwater County to pay for ambulance services and economic development is in jeopardy after the Rock Springs City Council decided not to support the initiative Tuesday.

An intergovernmental working group consisting of representatives from the Sweetwater County Commissioners and the city and town Councils throughout the county proposes a special November 2 election to allow voters to determine if the tax should be levied. The proposed tax would be split between economic development and ambulance services with 75% being used for...

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