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Join NYT-bestselling author Jay Sekulow & Gov. Nikki Haley on October 15th!

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and New York Times-bestselling author and Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, Jay Sekulow are headlining WPC's 2015 Annual Dinner in Bellevue on October 15th. Find more information and purchase tickets/tables by clicking on the link below.

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Thursday, October 1, 2015
It’s not too often these three independent and respected groups happen to recommend voters take the same path.  Yet the League of Women Voters in Seattle/King County, the Seattle Times Editorial Board, and the King County Municipal League recently did just that. They all recommend voters say "No" to Seattle's $930 million property tax proposal this November.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
How important are five votes out of seven million Washingtonians? The vote of just five state Supreme Court Justices could be the difference between Washington maintaining its competitive advantage of not imposing state income taxes and the eight decade old dam of legal precedent preventing these types of taxes being torn down. 
Monday, September 28, 2015
Commuters took to social media this morning to vent some of their frustrations with tolling two lanes of traffic on I-405. Many tweeted about the increase in congestion in the general purpose lanes, as KING TV reported the Monday morning Everett to Bellevue commute had a “Jam Factor” of 10. Here is a quick compilation of some Twitter users’ experience with the new HOT lanes: