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Measure H
March 7, 2017
Measure H, also known as the “Los Angeles County Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness,” will be on the March 7 ballot. This measure seeks to institute a quarter-cent county wide sales tax to pay for services that benefit homeless individuals. The average consumer will pay a little more than a dollar a month to provide life altering programs to those in need. Services include mental health, job training, substance abuse treatment, emergency and affordable housing, prevention and support services for homeless children, families, foster youth, veterans, and many more. If passed by a two-thirds majority vote, this tax will last for 10 years. It is estimated to generate $355 million a year for these programs which are vital to keeping people off the streets. Measure H will not solve the problem overnight but represents a large investment in an even larger problem. ... read more »
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