AARP Iowa Town Hall on Public Measure A

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Former Des Moines City Council Member Christine Hensley discusses the plan for the revenue.
President of the Des Moines Firefighters Union Joe Van Haalen discusses the need for public safety.
AARP IA State Director Brad Anderson addresses the need to improve infrastructure and why AARP supports the initiative.

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AARP Iowa hosted this Access Live Event to discuss the vote on Public Measure A, which imposes a 1% local sales and services tax for the city of Des Moines. The event featured AARP IA State Director Brad Anderson, Former Des Moines City Council Member Christine Hensley, and President of the Des Moines Firefighters Union Joe Van Haalen, who discussed how the measure will generate an estimated $37 million in annual revenue which will aid property taxes, infrastructure, and public safety within the city.