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06/22/2018 | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
Published By:The Nation

Lessons From the Death of Seattle’s ‘Amazon’ Tax

In an act of novel cross-city solidarity, more than 50 members of the progressive political network Local Progress signed an open letter to Seattle expressing “strong support” for the tax, while local officials in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley began murmuring about passing their own big-business taxes. A handful of national leaders—including Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Pramila Jayapal—even weighed in.

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