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

Berkeley
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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Proposition 21 – Allow Local Communities to Expand Rent Control

California
Current law stops local governments from using more progressive rent control measures — this allows cities to implement rent control for residential p…

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

Contra Costa County
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

Union City
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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Measure PP – Extend the Existing Utility Users’ Tax

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

Hayward
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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