Voters Say No to Espresso Tax

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Back in August I mentioned an espresso tax that the city of Seattle proposed to help fund day-care and preschool programs. Well, the votes are in, and the proposal was rejected.

Some are saying it was just a "crazy tax." But when communities are suffering and beneficial programs are being cut, it sometimes takes "crazy" proposals like this to wake people up to the fact that something needs to be done.

Last updated: Sep 18, 2003




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