Proposed child care tax splits commissioners

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — County Commissioner Jill Ryan is convinced that the time is now to ask voters for millions of tax dollars to fund child care.County Commissioner Jeanne McQueeney spent her entire private sector career in early childhood education and said the funding is needed, but is convinced a childcare tax proposal will lose.In the middle is Commissioner Kathy Chandler-Henry.A sharply divided Board of County Commissioners, all Democrats, spent hours Monday debating three proposed sales tax increases. They’ll be back at it today during their regular meeting.Lessons learned, or notMcQueeney was at forefront of a 2006 campaign to pass a similar …

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