Rashida Tlaib wants to give a pass to people who don’t pay water, electricity or internet bills

Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib is pushing for legislation that would let people who fail to pay their water, electricity or broadband bills off the hook.

“Cancel water, electricity and broadband debt,” the Squad member tweeted Wednesday morning. “#StopTheShutoffs.”

She changed her messaging Thursday afternoon – calling for a bailout instead of outright cancellation.

“No one should live without water and critical services,” she tweeted Thursday. “Congress bailed out the banks in 2008 when it was their own wrongdoing. There should be NO hesitation in bailing out people who, due to no fault of their own, are experiencing the impacts of a pandemic. #StoptheShutOffs” – READ MORE