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Taxation Without Representation

Measure AA is Taxation Without Representation. The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority is an agency whose governing body is not directly elected, nor does it truly represent the diverse interests of the Bay Area region.

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Reform Is Needed Before Bay Restoration

We value clean water and a healthy environment. We need to protect the Bay, but Measure AA doesn’t offer a genuine solution.

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Wetlands Restoration Increases Flood Risks

Restoring bay wetlands involves tearing down old levees, to allow tidal flow from the sea.

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Measure AA gives a blank check to politicians

There is no Measure AA spending plan, only lists of “example” projects. No one knows how money actually would be spent.

Measure AA is Inequitable

A parcel tax hits everyone the same. This means that very different properties would pay the same amount of tax. So a vacant lot would pay the same tax as a condominium…

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MEASURE AA – Regional wetlands tax – VOTER RECOMMENDATION:  “NO”

MEASURE AA – Regional wetlands tax – VOTER RECOMMENDATION: “NO”

Excerpt from May 10, 2016 Bay Guardian column by Tim Redmond This measure ties an urgent cause, the restoration and protection
Napa voters to help decide Bay Area wetlands tax

Napa voters to help decide Bay Area wetlands tax

Article by: Barry Eberling Voters in all nine Bay Area counties will vote in June on a parcel tax to restore
State agencies, island owner battle over wetland status

State agencies, island owner battle over wetland status

Article by: Matthias Gafni POINT BUCKLER -- On a tiny spit of land just north of Pittsburg, John Sweeney is fighting
Marin Voice: Bay tax is taxation without representation for Marin

Marin Voice: Bay tax is taxation without representation for Marin

Article by: Susan Kirsch The San Francisco Bay is a precious resource and the entire area is enhanced by it. Of
Will progressive Bay Area approve ultra-regressive tax?

Will progressive Bay Area approve ultra-regressive tax?

Article by: Thomas D. Elias, Los Angeles Daily News If all goes according to the plans of a relatively new environmental agency,