Senator Juan Pichardo, a one-man Latino caucus in the state Senate, is the lead sponsor of the tax equity bill in the that chamber. He says it’s important for the rich to pay their fair share so that Rhode Island can improve its failing infrastructure and get people back to work.
He represents Elmwood and the West End of Providence, and says the unemployment rate in his district is 21 percent. Here’s a short video on why he thinks tax equity is so important for the future of Rhode Island.
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