Now, The Examiner’s Freeman Klopott reports that Brown is trying to find more money in the budget. But instead of funding these priorities that got left behind, Brown is pushing instead to repeal a tax increase that hits mainly wealthy residents, saying that has been his top priority all along.
That’s news, since when Brown released his version of budget in June, he had four items ahead of that in his own priority list, and only two have been funded so far. Instead of restoring the bond tax exemption, he should pay for Housing First, the Housing Production Trust Fund, and the other foregone priorities.
[Continue reading David Alpert’s post at Greater Greater Washington.]
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