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Washington has highest estate tax in nation - again
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Washington Again Has Highest Estate Tax in U.S.

The Tax Foundation on Wednesday released their annual report on which states have the highest estate and inheritance taxes in the U.S. and unfortunately, the Pacific Northwest is well represented.

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Green Power expected to be evicted soon from Port of Pasco
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Pasco Ready to Foreclose on Green Energy Company in Industrial Park

Over the last year, Newstalk 870 and other multiple media outlets have reported on the over 100 green energy companies that have gone bankrupt or out of business,  many after having taken hundreds of millions of tax dollars - mostly via the Stimulus.   Now you can add Tri-Cities to that list.

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Inslee says he will conduct "rigorous" low-carbon fuel examination
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Gov. Inslee’s “Analysis” of Low Carbon Fuel Costs To Be Done by Only One Company

Now that he finally admitted on the record he's going to use Executive Orders to raise gas prices with his low-carbon fuel standard,  Inslee is trying to "calm" everyone by claiming his administration will do a thorough and "rigorous" examination of potential costs.

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$15 wage already affecting Seattle businesses
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Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Already Killing Jobs – Even Before it Begins

Seattle business leaders - even some who supported idea - are now "terrified" of $15-per-hour minimum wage.  And there's an even scarier proposal that could move implementation way forward.

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Should women workers be given menstrual leave?
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Should Women Be Paid ‘Menstrual Leave’ From Work? New Debate Emerging

Some might snicker, but this idea is growing in the U.S. and actually is practiced in some Asian nations.

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Washington 33rd best place for business in U.S.
(Photo by Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images) Washington 33rd best place for business in U.S.
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Washington 33rd. ‘Best State’ For Business, According to CEO Survey

While Gov. Jay Inslee was touting the positives of the study done by the magazine Chief Executive, 33rd. isn't exactly bragging rights.

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More leading media claiming Inslee hiding plan
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Is Gov. Inslee “Hiding” Plan to Hike Gas Prices $1-Per-Gallon?

What once started as legislative fears in the Senate appears to becoming a reality.

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Target CEO resigns over December data breach
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Target CEO resigns over December data breach
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TARGET Stores CEO Resigns Due to Huge Holiday Data Breach

It was the largest retail hack in U.S. history.

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Ten cities experts think are becoming "ghost towns"
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America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities – 10 Places You Wouldn’t Want to Move To

Not surprisingly, most are tied to manufacturing areas hard hit by the economy.

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Our B&O taxes among worst in nation
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Leading Watchdog Group Says Washington State Taxes “Harmful”

Washington state is one of a handful that don't have a corporate state income tax, but a leading tax watchdog group says what we do is even WORSE.

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