Initiated Ordinance 301 in the 2018 Denver election: What to know about “Caring 4 Denver”
"Here’s the language you’ll see on your ballot:"
"Shall Denver sales and use taxes be increased by $45 million annually, beginning January 1, 2019, and by whatever additional amounts are raised annually from a one-quarter of one percent sales and tax rate (25 cents on a $100 purchase) to be used to fund:"
"-mental health services and treatment for children and adults; -suicide prevention programs; -opioid and substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery programs; -facilities and programs for those with mental health and substance abuse needs including: housing, joint efforts of first responders and mental health experts, and training for first responders; to reduce homelessness, improve long-term recovery, and reduce the use of jail and emergency rooms?"
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