? Arts & culture tax extension before metro voters

Author: Mike McKibbin - November 1, 2016 - Updated: November 1, 2016

A 28-year-old sales tax that has helped Metro Denver arts and cultural groups and facilities survive economic downturns and thrive is before voters in seven metro area counties in the Nov. 8 general election. Ballot Issue 4B seeks to extend the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District's 0.1 percent ( one cent on every $10) sales tax due to expire on June 30, 2018, to June 30, 2030. The amount of the sales tax would remain unchanged.

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Mike McKibbin

Mike McKibbin

Mike McKibbin is a Denver and Washington political reporter for The Colorado Statesman. A long-time Colorado-based journalist, he has worked as an editor and bureau reporter and won numerous Colorado Press Association and Associated Press awards. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcKibbin7 and email