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Next steps for Benton County public safety sales tax

August 20, 2014 in In the News
Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business
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Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business
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Monday, August 18, 2014

Additional cities consider supermajority requirement to raise taxes

August 19, 2014 in Blog

The City of Spokane Valley is the latest local government to consider a supermajority requirement to raise taxes – a WPC recommendation.

The two-thirds requirement is not unfamiliar to voters in the area; they have overwhelmingly approved it five times at the state level and watched as neighbors in the City of Spokane adopted the requirement last year.