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Aspen needs needs a shakedown tax

The Wheeler Opera House fund holds $33 million. When council considers diverting it to other programs, petitioners appear claiming multiples of that amount in unmet community needs. Obviously $33 million isn’t nearly enough.

It’s time for a city income tax in Aspen. Heck, soak all the squillionaires who’ve moved here. Shanghai La.

Maurice Emmer



Aspen

 


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