- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Dona Ana County is going to increase its sales tax and plans to spend part of the revenue on criminal-justice agencies.

The Las Cruces Suns-News (https://goo.gl/cgIYVD ) reports that county commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve its sales tax by three-eighths of a percent on July 1.

The tax increase will replace $1.9 million in annual state funding that the state plans to phase out over 15 years.

The commissioners earmarked various shares of the sales tax revenue for the sheriff’s department, the detention center, economic development and capital improvements.

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