Transportation measures now with Colorado Secretary of State

By Marianne Goodland

THE DURANGO HERALD

Supporters of two transportation measures jockeyed for first position at the Secretary of State’s Office when it opened at 7 a.m. Monday to turn in petitions that could raise billions of dollars for transportation projects.

Initiative No. 153 would raise the state sales tax by about 6 cents on a $10 purchase, effective Jan. 1, to bond for up to $6 billion for road and highway, local, and multimodal transportation projects.

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