County floats homeless tax

Measure H on March ballot


Measure H, a Los Angeles County quarter-cent sales tax on the March 7 ballot, will raise an estimated $355 million annually for the next 10 years to combat homelessness.
The money would fund services for thousands of homeless individuals, including children, foster youths, seniors, battered women, people with disabilities and veterans.
It will also give the county one of the highest sales tax rates in the nation.
The current L.A. County sales tax is 8.75 percent—which includes a 6.25 percent st...

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