What Does Prop 30 Do?
Raises $6-9 billion in new revenue each year, mostly through a small increase in income tax on the wealthiest Californians: 1% on households making 500,000 or more a year, 2% on households making 600,000 a year, and 3% on households making 1 million or more a year.
Protects funding for K-14 education and early childhood, and frees up as much as $5.6 billion in general fund dollars to restore cuts to higher education, healthcare, childcare, and other critical services.
Raises the sales tax by one-quarter of a cent just four years, which amounts to a penny more on a $4.00 cheeseburger.
Guarantees funding to local counties for public safety and essential services.
Good morning. My name is Ryan Bell. I am the pastor of the Hollywood Adventist Church and a clergy leader with LA Voice—a local affiliate of PICO California and the PICO National Network. Here in Los Angeles we represent 20 congregations working together for social justice in our communities.
As a pastor, I know that one of the most important obligations we have is to the most vulnerable members of our community. PICO and LA Voice have a history of standing with our community’s children when others would forget them or brush them aside.
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Three Reasons to Support Prop 30