Transcript for Seattle approves taxing big businesses to benefit homeless
After weeks of heated debate city leaders in Seattle have approved a new tax to address the problem of homelessness. Large businesses in the city including Amazon and Starbucks will now pay attacks that amounts to 275. Dollars per employee each year. The money will be used for homeless services and for affordable housing. The Seattle region has the third highest number of homeless people in the country one out of every sixteen students in city schools are homeless.
This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.