Union Kicks Off Referendum Drive Aimed at Anaheim Luxury Hotel Subsidy Deals
Updated: Aug 31, 2020
Dozens of union activists donning red UNITE HERE Local 11 shirts paced in front of the Anaheim Plaza Hotel yesterday with petitions in hand. Under the banner of "Citizens for a Better Anaheim," they kicked off a referendum drive aimed at two of three lavish hotel tax subsidies granted by the city council last month. The Anaheim Plaza and Anabella Hotels in the resort district are set to receive 70 percent bed-tax kickbacks over 20 years in return for upgrading into 4-star Diamond luxury destinations.
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