Take Action to Restore Revenue Sharing


Alright, slacktivists: Here’s an easy one for you.

The state looks poised to eliminate what’s known as “General Revenue Sharing,” the biggest bucket of money the state gives to cities and towns to help out with general operations. In practice, this means that cities and towns will be compelled to raise regressive property taxes, in the middle of the deepest economic crisis in the last 70 years. For more info, head on over to RIFuture.

And CLICK HERE to send an email to members of the House of Reps, to urge them to restore revenue sharing — which would benefit every tax payer in the state — and eliminate the so-called “flat tax” — which provides a huge income cut to fewer than 1,000 Rhode Islanders.

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