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Toledoans for Public Trust Launches TPS Levy Opposition Campaign

Toledoans for Public Trust (TPT) will launch an aggressive, grass roots, fact-based campaign to oppose the Toledo Public Schools 0.75 percent income tax levy outside the Lucas County Early Voting Center on Monday, April 5 at 11 a.m, 1302 Washington St..

Passage of the TPS levy would drive Toledo’s income tax rate to three percent. Combined with Toledo City Council’s recent decision to increase the monthly trash fee to $15 and lowering the tax credit for city residents who work in the suburbs, the TPS levy would place an undue burden on working Toledo families who already are struggling to survive.

 

“This income tax levy is simply the wrong tax at the wrong time,” said Steven Flagg, one of the founders of Toledoans for Public Trust, a new, local political action committee.

“The TPS board of education a