Politics After Dark and the Young Professionals Host Committee Kicks Off Mayor Kasim Reed’s Municipal Option Sales Tax Campaign at M Bar

(SL) –  Hundreds came out to support the Municipal Option Sales Tax Campaign known as campaign M.O.S.T which kicked off at this week’s #PoliticsAfterDark series held weekly at M Bar on historic Auburn Avenue.

The #PoliticsAfterDark Series Draws A Crowd of Conscious Supporters Every Week

With the 2016 Presidential Election looming, Atlanta culture progressives, Xavier Peoples (Co-Owner of M Bar) and Jason “J. Carter” Carter (Founder of ONE Musicfest) created #PoliticsAfterDark to engage Atlanta’s community of influencers, curators and millennials with civic leaders charged with being change agents for social good.

City Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms Discussing The Importance Of The Municipal Options Sales Tax Campaign 

The Municipal Option Sales Tax is a 1-cent tax that applies to most goods purchased in the City of Atlanta. These funds allow visitors and business people who use the City’s water and sewer infrastructure but do not pay City water/sewer bills to help pay for upgrading and maintenance of the infrastructure.

City Councilman Kwanza Hall and Xavier Peoples

This is NOT a new tax; it is the reauthorization of an existing tax. The Municipal Option Sales Tax vote will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Photo Credit: Prince Williams / ATLPics.net

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