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State sales tax bill could overshadow local sales tax initiative

As voters in Craig prepare to approve or deny the proposed sales/use tax ballot measure in April, two Northwest Colorado lawmakers have drafted a bill that would increase the state’s sales tax by .62 cents.

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Have questions about the sales and use tax ballot measure? Here are some answers

Taxes are not sexy, but they do provide cities with the nuts and bolts they need to function.

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2017 Election Guide: Q&A with Craig City Council and mayoral candidates

On April 4, Craig voters will have the chance to choose a new mayor and four City Council members. Nine candidates are vying for the opportunity to make their mark on Craig’s future. The Craig Daily Press posed them all a series of questions. Here’s what they had to say...

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City of Craig 'Fiscal Impact Statement' clarified to reduce confusion

Craig voters could be excused if they feel they need for a lawyer and an accountant to interpret election information sent to all registered voters earlier this week.

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Audience offers both challenges, support for Craig's sales, use tax measure

From concern about additional tax on the hotel industry to pleas to help Craig become a more resourced and attractive place for new businesses, community members both challenged the new tax and offered compelling reasons to approve it.

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Craig City Council election forum centers on economy, momentum

With the election just over a month away, candidates for mayor and Craig City Council gathered to answer questions about what’s ahead for Craig and, more importantly, what they intend to do about it.

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Nielson withdraws from Craig City Council race

Craig City Councilman Kent Nielson formally withdrew from the City Council race Monday, bringing the field of candidates to seven people for three open seats.

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Petitions for Craig City Council candidates due Jan. 23

Those interested in running for Craig City Council may now pick up candidate nomination petitions from the city clerk’s office at Craig City Hall. Three council seats and the position of mayor are up for election in April.

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City to propose sales tax increase and use tax on April ballot

Craig and Moffat County elected officials are grappling with decreasing revenues on both the city and county levels, and Craig City Council hopes voters will boost the budget with a proposed tax increase on the April ballot.

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Craig City Council votes to draft recreational marijuana ballot question

A request to add a recreational cannabis measure to the April ballot revealed staunch ideological divisions between councilmembers at Tuesday’s Craig City Council meeting.

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Craig Mayor Ray Beck says goodbye to city government

City of Craig Mayor Ray Beck said an emotional farewell to his fellow councilmembers during his final city council meeting on Tuesday.

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Mike Littwin: Now we know what desperation looks like

Now we know, three weeks too late, what desperation truly looks like. Green candidate Jill Stein has somehow raised millions of dollars for a three-state presidential recount — in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that will almost certainly accomplish nothing except to falsely raise hopes among distressed Democrats while annoying the hell out of one Donald Trump.

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