Nov 122018
 

google mountain viewVoters in the city of Mountain View and East Palo Alto, California voted to introduce a new measure that would force large tech companies to pay a tax based on the number of employees. They were all opting to claw back money from the tech giants, which may may mark a turning point in the relationship between cities and the tech companies that bring them both rising prosperity and widening inequality.

The initiative ‘Measure P’ could bring in the cities with a budget of up to 6 million dollars. Funds will be spent on building affordable housing, solving transportation and other issues related to the rising cost of living.

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