Friday, April 06, 2007

Higher Purpose: Voters Approve Tax to Finance Spaceport America

The United States and United Kingdom are abuzz today with news that residents of New Mexico’s Dona Ana County approved a .25 percent increase in gross receipts tax to help fund construction of Spaceport America. The tax is expected to generate $50 million. Without the tax, Spaceport America would not be possible. Spaceport America will be built on high-desert rangeland (pictured above) outside the town of Truth or Consequences.


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