What problems will the 1% local option sales tax help solve?
The local option sales tax will address two of the biggest problems facing Jackson Hole today: traffic congestion and the lack of affordable housing. This measure strengthens middle class families here in Jackson Hole by investing in affordable housing, transit, and making our streets safer for people to walk and bike. By prioritizing smart development, we’ll protect the character and natural beauty of our valley. In addition, by giving commuters more transportation choices, we’ll reduce congestion and wildlife vehicle collisions.