CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Voters in Clear Creek County approved a new sales tax.

The .65 percent increase in sales tax will help pay for ambulances and paramedics.

The county says they need the extra money because of a big rise in calls to emergency medical service, also known as EMS.

The tax will go into effect Jan. 1.

LINK: Summary On Sales Tax Ballot Question


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