Pitching In A Fair Share

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Vote Yes

Measure FF – Raise $8.5 Million for Emergency Response Through Parcel Tax

This measure raises needed funds for firefighting, emergency medical response and wildfire preparedness. It raises $8.5 million through a $0.1047 per…

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Vote Yes

Measure X – Add County Sales Tax for Emergency, Early Childhood, & Safety-Net Services

This is a 0.5 cent sales tax with money going to the county general fund, with no state takebacks. Though it is a regressive tax, we support it becaus…

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Vote No

Measure WW – Impose a New, Regressive Utility Users Tax

Energy companies should be paying these taxes, not individuals in our communities. This amounts to a new regressive tax. The measure would establish a…

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Vote Yes

Measure PP – Extend the Existing Utility Users’ Tax

Though utilities, not users, should be paying this tax, this maintains important resources to city services like parks, job training and more. These t…

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Vote Yes

Measure NN – Require Hotel Guests to Contribute More for Public Services

The recession is threatening public services, and asking those who are wealthy enough to travel to pitch in a little more for all of us is a responsib…

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Vote Yes

Measure V – Continue Pitching In on Utilities In Unincorporated Areas

Extends an existing tax on utility users in unincorporated areas for 13 years. Power companies should be paying these taxes, but contuining this tax i…

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