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Byline: Ed Asher EASHER@ABQTRIB.COM / 823-3602
Call it "the last tax."
Albuquerque city councilors are in a quandary over a proposal for a new public safety tax because it will take the city to the maximum gross receipts taxation permitted under state law.
Councilor Eric Griego is sponsoring a bill calling for a public referendum on his proposal to increase taxes by a quarter cent to fund Police and Fire Department improvements.
Fire and police personnel conducted a petition drive last year to compel the City Council to hold a referendum on the tax but failed to get the required number of signatures.
Today, under Griego's …