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Proposed state capital gains tax is likely unconstitutional and would not provide a stable source of state revenue

March 18, 2015 in Publications

Lawmakers are currently hard at work trying to come to agreement on the 2015-17 budget. According to the state’s February revenue forecast, they will have around $37.1 billion to spend. This is a $3 billion increase in revenue from the current budget. Governor Inslee’s budget proposal, however, would spend just under $39 billion.

State employee contract negotiations to remain secret

March 18, 2015 in In the News
Stanwood Camano News
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Stanwood Camano News
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

In Our View: Sunshine, not Secrecy

March 17, 2015 in In the News
The Columbian
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The Columbian
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

How did representatives from the 1st District vote | Jan. 21 through Feb. 16

March 16, 2015 in In the News
Bothell Reporter
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Bothell Reporter
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Friday, March 6, 2015