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House leaders cancel floor vote on bill to raise local property taxes
By LIV FINNE  | 
Jan 19, 2017

Last year House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan (D-Kent) tried to cancel a planned reduction of local property taxes, but his bill didn’t pass.  This year, Rep. Sullivan introduced HB 1059, a second try to cancel this planned property tax cut. Yesterday morning House leaders placed HB 1059 on the House calendar for floor debate and a vote.  Then they canceled the vote. This morning House leaders again scheduled the bill for a vote, but again, after caucusing with their members, reversed themselves and adjourned for the day, killing consideration of HB 1059 for the time being. 

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