SF Homeless Chief Tells Supervisors to Pass Sales Tax — Now

San Francisco Chronicle: SF Homeless Chief Tells Supervisors to Pass Sales Tax — Now

Jeff Kositsky, the director of homelessness helps to open the new Navigation Center at the Civic Center Hotel along with Mayor Ed Lee, (left) near the corner of Market and 12th streets in San Francisco, California on Tues. June 28, 2016. 

Politicking around proposed legislation for November’s ballot has drawn an unlikely measure into the mix: the city’s proposed sales tax. 

The measure, which is up for a vote at the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, would increase the sales tax by 0.75 percentage points, to 9.5 percent. It is currently at 8.75 percent and will decrease to 8.5 percent in October.  Click here to read the full article

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