POLL: Tax
San Juan County commissioners are mixed on whether or not to impose another tax to support the county's operations. The one-eighth of 1 percent tax all gross receipts would yield an estimated $4.4 million in its first year. Should the commission approve the tax?
 Yes, the commission shouldn't cut services to avoid the tax increase.
 No, the commission should reduce services to avoid the additional tax.
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