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Rising property taxes are a growing concern. There are a number of people who believe taxes are high because the city provides not only essential city services (police, fire, etc.) but non-essential services (social service contracts, education funding, etc.) If elected, how would you prioritize what is or is not an essential city service?

Like, I said earlier, the massive tax breaks that we give to large real estate firms and multinational companies are a core component of our descent into unaffordability.  When I get elected, all new companies coming into Austin will have to pay their fair share of property taxes if they wish to operate in Austin (unless they incorporate a 90% local hiring process) and all developers have to either allow the number or required affordable housing units on their property or pay a substantially higher fee in leiu, so that our affordability costs don’t get levied onto the tax payer.