Denver voters asked to raise taxes to increase mental health, substance abuse funding

"DENVER – In addition to more than a dozen statewide issues, this November voters across Colorado will decide issues specifically for their own cities and counties."

"In Denver, one of those issues is being called Caring 4 Denver, which would raise $45 million every year to fund mental health and addiction services for children and adults by adding a 25-cent tax on every $100 in purchases."

"On this weekend’s Politics Unplugged, State Rep. Leslie Herod, D-Denver, talks to Anne Trujillo about why she supports the initiative and why she thinks it eventually will be adopted by other cities and counties across the state."

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