Last minute attempts to get 1% sales tax through Joint Finance

We the People of Milwaukee asked for and voted in favor of the 1%. Let’s make it happen!

Copying an email from Bill Sell — hope you don’t mind that, Bill —

Once more into the breach (vote expected this Thursday)

A call today, or tonight (voice mail or fax or email is fine) to

John Lehman (d)
Senate District 21, Racine
PO Box 7882
866 615-7510
608 267-6793 fax

To ask him to support RTA and Milwaukee’s desire for a sales tax to pay our own way to fix our parks and transit

pick any of one or two or three reasons:

* Today 40,000 jobs are inaccessible to public transportation in Milwaukee due to the Walker bus cuts.
* If our buses do not get dedicated funding, the number of inaccessible jobs will rise to something over 100,000.
* Milwaukee voted to fix this with a rise in our County’s sales tax. And a reduction in our property tax. Our bus system will die without this change.

and please say THANK YOU for his support

thanks so much
peace and joy to all, especially
* our Milwaukee workers and students who are
* blind
* underage
* carless for any reason
* seniors who should not be driving

Bill Sell

We also need to push Lena Taylor and Pedro Colón on this, as they both sit on Joint Finance.Let’s make it happen!


Author: Jason Haas

Jason is an elected member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, occasionally moonlights as an amateur gardener, and is a proud father of two, or three, depending on how you do the math.