City of Houghton community rally
You are invited to a community rally opposing the unfair tax avoidance by Walmart against the city of Houghton and our community.
WHAT: A demonstration against Walmart about the ongoing tax dispute with the city of Houghton. Walmart thinks they deserve special treatment with reduced taxes. If successful, it will also threaten CRITICAL programs and services that benefit families, public education, veterans, the elderly, and their own employees and customers. Learn more here.
WHO: Anyone who believes that Walmart should pay the same property taxes as everyone else. Please share this invitation with others you know.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 15th at 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come anytime.
WHERE: At the corner for Highway 26 and Razorback Drive in Houghton, next to the Walmart parking lot. Please note the City of Houghton will clean the area of snow to ensure the safety of all participants.
Signs will be provided, or you are encouraged to bring your own. Ideas for sign messages can include:
–NO SPECIAL TAXES FOR WALMART
–NO SPECIAL TAX TREATMENT FOR WALMART
–WALMART TAX CHEATERS
–DON’T SUPPORT WALMART UNTIL THEY SUPPORT US