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Sorry rich folk, your income taxes are going up. The council just voted 7-6 to nudge up the income tax rate on people making $350,000 or more.
The vote came after a very very long council debate filled with rage, recriminations and councilmember Vincent Orange physically ripping up the text of an amendment.
The take away: Council Chairman Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown made holding the line on an income tax hike one of his signature issues. He just failed.