Bay Area Lawmakers Propose Taxing Profitable Corporations at Higher Rate to Fund Education

April 9, 2019

“Regular Californians face the fourth-largest income inequality gap between the super-rich and the average resident,” Skinner said, referring to a ranking of U.S. inequality. “Meanwhile, we struggle to fund our schools, to fund essential services, and many Californians struggle to make ends meet."

Skinner, D-Berkeley, announced Senate Bill 37, known as the Corporate Fair Share for California and Californians bill, in Oakland alongside Assembly members Buffy Wicks, D-Oakland, and Rob Bonta, D-Alameda.

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And for Sen. Skinner's April 9 interview on KQED Forum, please click on the below link. 

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