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Sawant joins faith leaders calling on council to pass "Amazon Tax"
Sawant joins faith leaders calling on council to pass "Amazon Tax"
4/28/202029:00

Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3 - Central Seattle) joins faith leaders from around the region who are calling on City Council to enact legislation to fund emergency COVID relief, social housing construction, and the Green New Deal by taxing Amazon and other big businesses. The Christian, Muslim, and Jewish faith leaders will share a letter signed by more than 70 clergy and faith activists, urging the Council to adopt the legislation sponsored by Councilmember Sawant and Councilmember Tammy J. Morales.

Speakers include:

Councilmember Kshama Sawant, City of Seattle

Rev. Angela Ying, Bethany United Church of Christ

Rev. Robert L. Jeffrey, Sr., New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

Sister Aneelah Afzali, Muslim community

Rabbi David Basior, Kadima Reconstructionist Community

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