NM's Beer Excise Tax Goes To Senate Floor
State Sen. Michael Sanchez's bill would allow all counties to raise taxes on alcoholic beverages for four years, with the option to renew by four more. A little less than half of the money would be earmarked for alcohol abuse recovery and prevention programs. The committee voted 8-2 to approve the bill.
Sanchez wasn't immediately available for comment on Friday.
Under the bill,...
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