East County Today, July 29, 2020

Tuesday, County Supervisors considered a resolution to include a 20-year ½ cent sales tax would add revenue to the county’s general fund for essential services, like firefighting, in Contra Costa County.

“After working with local labor, hospital and community-based organizations to assess county needs earlier in the year, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity for voters to set a course to protect these critical county services in November’s election,” Joshua Anijar stated, Executive Director of Contra Costa Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and co-Chair of the Potential Sales Tax Measure Ad Hoc Committee Working Group.

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