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Senate considers tax rule change

January 12, 2015 in In the News
The Snohomish Times
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The Snohomish Times
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Sunday, January 11, 2015

State’s ‘Ford Pinto’ tax system not so easy to trade in

January 12, 2015 in In the News
The Seattle Times
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The Seattle Times
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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Editorial: Legislatures have bigger budgets, challenges

January 12, 2015 in In the News
The Spokesman Review
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The Spokesman Review
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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Senate considers tax rule change

January 11, 2015 in Blog

The 2015 Legislative Session is set up to be on the most historic gatherings of lawmakers in Washington since the founding of the state. Not to disappoint, on the first day a potential fight over Senate rules may unfold. According to a press release:

A proposal to change the Senate’s voting rules to make it harder to raise taxes will be one of the first items of business when the Legislature convenes Monday.