Understanding the Mayor’s Proposed 2022 Budget, Part II: The Payroll Tax

This is the second in a series of articles drilling into the details of Mayor Durkan’s proposed 2022 budget. The first installment, looking at city revenues, is here. This installment dives into the Mayor’s proposal for how to spend the forecast $235 million in payroll tax revenues next year, which has already raised some eyebrows among the City Councilmembers.

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