General obligation bonds and two propositions appear on Albuquerque’s unified ballot this year. The Journal Editorial Board is encouraging voters to pass all GO bonds, as well as a tax renewal for transportation, but to vote against both propositions.
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City general obligation bonds – for
Approval of a slate of municipal general obligation bonds would provide $128.5 million in funding for a variety of infrastructure projects, all needed to improve the quality of our city’s built environment. These 11 measures won’t increase property taxes; should all 11 requests fail, owners of a $200,000 home would save just $5 per month. Essential projects that need this bond funding include: