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Tim Eyman's initiative 1366 to be decided by judge (Newstalk file photo-Tim Eyman)
Tim Eyman's initiative 1366 to be decided by judge (Newstalk file photo-Tim Eyman)
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Judge To Rule Thursday on Legality of I-1366 Super Majority Tax Law

Last November, voters approved Tim Eyman's latest tax rollback measure, which would require a two-thirds super majority of votes in the House and Senate for state tax increases. The measure also would cut the state's sales tax by 1% if the legislature fails by April 15th to put it on the ballot for voters to approve a Constitutional amendment. The amendment would require a majoritycitizen vote.

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Creatas
Creatas
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State Tax Experts Say Yoga Isn’t Exercise

A new law went into effect Jan. 1 requiring businesses that provide exercise to pay sales tax. So why isn't yoga on the list?

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Legislator wants pollution tax on business (Benton Clean Air Authority)
Legislator wants pollution tax on business (Benton Clean Air Authority)
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WA Legislator Proposes Carbon Tax on Businesses

Not just Gov. Jay Inslee, but now some Democratic legislators in Olympia are proposing pollution taxes on Washington businesses to fight 'global warming.'

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New poll says WA voters want super majority requirement for tax increases (Getty Images)
New poll says WA voters want super majority requirement for tax increases (Getty Images)
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Poll Says WA Citizens Favor 2/3 Majority for Tax Increases

According to the prestigious Washington Policy Center, most Washington residents favor a super majority when it comes to raising taxes.

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Three tax increase measures Democrats want passed next year. (Getty Images)
Three tax increase measures Democrats want passed next year. (Getty Images)
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Three Tax Hikes Dems Want Passed in 2016 in Washington State

Be watching the 2016 political races in our state closely, as several Democratic-backed special interest groups want to push through three significant tax increases that will affect everyone who has a job, or works for a living.

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Sara Robinson
Sara Robinson
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See the Disturbing Reason You’re Paying So Many Taxes in Washington

A new study says many state governments are taxing lower and middle class families at a higher rate than the wealthy. According to their numbers, Washington is the worst in the country!

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Woman sentenced in Federal Court in Richland
Woman sentenced in Federal Court in Richland (usmarshalls.gov)
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Federal Tax Evasion Gets Burbank Woman 3 Years in Jail

39-year-old Maria Townsend of Burbank was sentenced Wednesday on failure to pay at least $3.3 million in federal payroll taxes.

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Legislators still battling over transportation, budget issues
Legislators still battling over transportation, budget issues (Washington state legislative website)
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Deja-Vu…Washington State Government Shutdown Looming July 1

It appeared legislators were going to be able to get a budget hammered out, and we could avoid the potential shutdown of state services, like almost happened in 2014.

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House Democrats want tax on bottled water
House Democrats want tax on bottled water (Wa state legislative website)
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State Democrats Seek Bottled Water Tax, Among Others, In New Budget

The Washington State House Democrats are set to unveil their 2015 budget proposal, and it features new taxes in the name of "education."

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Zombies descend on state capitol Tuesday
Zombies descend on state capitol Tuesday (Townsquare media image)
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Why Were Zombies ‘Invading’ State Capitol in Olympia Tuesday?

No, it wasn't an offshoot of The Walking Dead, although if these zombies get their way, there will be a lot more of them in our state.

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