Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Elections 2000.(Metro & New Mexico)

BERNALILLO COUNTY BOND ISSUES, TAX LEVIES

Tax Increase For Hospital Passes

The University of New Mexico Hospital won a big victory Tuesday, securing a property tax increase that will help pay for indigent care and other services.

Bernalillo County voters agreed to the sizable increase after hospital officials said they needed the funding for such things as cancer, trauma and children's care.

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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Merger Approval Appears Likely

A proposal that could lead to a merger of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County appeared to be winning statewide approval Tuesday night. The proposed constitutional amendment also was winning in Bernalillo County. …

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