The obstacle to fully funding important city services — housing, community centers, education, parks, etc. — isn’t a lack of “way.” It’s a lack of will. When Mayor Wheeler is ordering 5% budget cuts, we must come together to #TaxTheRich!
Check out what people power has accomplished in Seattle:
“‘We will no longer tolerate a system that buries poor people in taxes,’ Council Member Kshama Sawant said from the dais today, a sentiment her colleagues echoed as they decried Washington’s regressive tax system.”
I support a progressive tax on high-earners to raise needed revenue for vital public services.